Category Archives: Missions

Shoulder Surgery – One Year Later

One year ago on April 4, I (Jody) had rotator cuff surgery in our mission’s hospital here in Quito. I’m still improving in my range of motion and freedom from pain and I’m happy I had the surgery. I blogged … Continue reading

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December 2017 Newsletter

Want to read the print version? Click here. Recently we were asked, “How did you end up as missionaries?” About 15 years ago, one of Scott’s bosses came back from a trip to Spain where he helped a mission organization … Continue reading

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July 2017 Newsletter

Want to read the print (pdf) version? Click here. Why Unicycle? Scott’s work commute is by unicycle, certainly an unusual sight here. Why does he unicycle? First, because he enjoys it. But, second, it helps him connect with people and … Continue reading

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March 2017 Newsletter

(Click here to read the printable version.) Resident Visas:  It took over a year but we are Ecuadorean residents!  We had some bumps along the way, but we persisted and God moved some mountains (the details are on our blog). … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Retreat

Our first weekend back in Ecuador we headed to Shell (on the edge of the Amazon jungle) for an all-region missionary retreat.  Reach Beyond’s new president, Steve Harling, and his wife Becky shared wonderful Bible teachings. We had worship times, … Continue reading

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Our First HMA

As we neared the end of our first three-year term we started planning our first HMA (Home Ministry Assignment). We hoped to get our residence visas in early August and take off for some beautiful Oregon weather. We’d be busy … Continue reading

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March 2016 Newsletter

Want to see the print version?  Click here. A new grandbaby, a trip to the jungle, surgery, and a small anniversary:  that’s what’s new with us. After multiple miscarriages, our son and daughter-in-law have a baby girl, born in mid-February. … Continue reading

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