The leadership conference for pastors, church planters, and church leaders ended last night. It was a blessing to speak to them on the subject of leadership. A Heartbreaking Story During one of the breaks, a pastor came to speak to me. He wanted to share with me some of the challenges he is facing. He [...]
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Yesterday I had the opportunity to spend some more time with Bimal, the pastor who has planted a church for the deaf. Watching that service was such a blessing that I wanted to learn more about it. False Hope But, before I continue I want to share something that I learned on this trip. Over the [...]
Well it has been a good morning for me. It is 11:15 am on Monday here in Siliguri, India. Soul Hunter The various things I have been doing on this trip, and the ministries I have been part of, have been pre-arranged by a man named Athem. Athem is the Asia Director of Vision 2020 [...]
It is a blessing that we as a church are able to reach out into the world through my mission travel. Our missionary partners, and those I minister to while traveling, appreciate our willingness to be used of God in this way. The Travel I arrived in India around 1:30 am. I passed through Immigration [...]
Linda began feeling sick on Monday, but the family thought it was the flu. By Saturday morning she was unresponsive and therefore was air evaced to St. Joseph’s hospital in St. Charles. She never regained consciousness. Apparently an infection attached itself to her heart, which caused a heart attack. The infection entered her blood stream [...]
Dear Dad and JoAnn, This is an urgent prayer request. Please share it with your prayer chains and in church on Sunday. Two missionaries working with the Ebola ward at ELWA have tested positive for Ebola. The first is Dr. Kent Brantly: URGENT PRAYER NEED: Dr. Kent Brantly, Medical Director for the [...]
~THE BEST MOM EVER~LINDA ANNE KOENIG (1955 - 2014) Many of you have heard that our mother passed away after suffering from a massive heart attack yesterday, Sunday morning, July 27th, at 3:08 AM. This came as such a shock and so quickly, but we know she is with our Lord now and we know [...]
The weeks seem to fly right by. Nancy and I are glad to be "all better". It was tough being "out of commission" last weekend. We thank God for His help and our church family for their prayers. Last night was the first Best Years Club of the season. We had a [...]
Good Afternoon.... This past Sunday was a blessing. Pastor Boots message was very practical and helpful. I really appreciated his emphasis on desire. The only person that can stand in the way of us having a better relationship with the Lord is....us! It was also a blessing to have the Woon family, missionaries to Nepal, [...]
I appreciate your prayer and encouragement as I continue to "catch up" and "rest up". I am making great progress at both. We are looking forward to a great day this Sunday. In Sunday School and the Morning Service we will be having Missionary Sam Bunnell. Sam will be teaching a combined Teen and [...]