Update on Visa Situation

I wanted to write an update on the visa situation that I asked prayer for in a previous post.  I am sorry for not explaining the situation more fully.  The missionary (Gene McKinley), who asked prayer regarding his visa, lives in the Republic of Ireland.  Teri and I live in Northern Ireland, which is politically […]

Happy Birthday, Grant!

Grant is now 3 years old!  We celebrated his birthday today.  He is truly a miracle.  Three years ago, we had a big surprise when Grant was born 12 weeks early.  That night three years ago, we were not even sure that he was going to live.  He was 3 lb, 5 oz when he […]

Pray for Gene McKinley – Irish Missionary

This request just came in an email from a pastor in Mullingar, ROI.  Please pray for this situation. Urgent Prayer Needed!! Dear Pastor and praying Friends: Romans 5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; James 1:2-4 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a bank holiday here in Northern Ireland, a national holiday in the Republic of Ireland, and a special day that is recognised and celebrated around the world from Argentina to Japan.  There will be parades, meals, parties, all kinds of green worn, and all-night drinking sessions.  Here is Ireland for most people, it is yet […]

Peru Bible College

This just came out on Jeremy Hall’s Blog.  I wanted to ask you to pray about this exciting ministry and pressing need, as well as consider making a regular contribution toward the work of the Peru Bible College.  My family and I have been supporting the Bible College for several years now, and we could not think […]

Pray for Wayne Cooke – Middletown, NY

My good friend Wayne Cooke is starting some pre-launch Bible studies for their new church on Sunday, 23 March at 9.00 AM for people in the Middletown, NY area.  If you are in the area or know someone who is looking for a good church in that area, I encouraged you to attend services.  If you are […]

Third Culture Kids

I just read a good article about Third Culture Kids (Missionary Kids) and how to serve them. Third Culture Kids (TCKs) are children who grow up in a culture other than their parents’. Their “home” culture is the first culture; their “host” culture, the second. And they live in the middle, the “third” culture. TCKs […]

Pictures of Micah & Katie’s Son

Here is a link to see pictures of Micah and Katie Smith’s son. Micah is Teri’s brother! He lives in Arequipa, Peru with his wife Katie.  Their son’s name is Andrew Justin Smith who will go by Justin. He was born Feb. 27, 2008 about 10:30pm. He weighed in at 5lbs. 4oz.and is 18.5 inches […]

Congratulations to Micah & Katie Smith!

Teri’s brother Micah and his wife Katie just had their baby late on Wednesday night, and I wanted to send a word of congratulations to them.  I will post a picture and more details when I have them.