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Spring is Here!

It’s been a LONG time since I’ve updated this space, so I wanted to take time to do so. I’ll simply list some of what has been going on, with a brief description. Mayra and I both had Covid. I guess we’re sort of late adapters, but we finally caught the dreaded disease, although in …

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Family News

Whereas much of the U.S. seems to be entering into a second phase of the covid crisis, here in Mexico we’re still in the seemingly never ending first stage. Our last normal Sunday church service was March 15th. That was  13 weeks ago, over 3 months. We continue online this coming Sunday…will we go back …

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Understanding Young People–A Cultural Divide

I like studying and thinking about culture. A recent Kindle purchase that I’m working my way through is Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book entitled Talking to Strangers, which I highly recommend. I’ll probably at some point play with the title of that book for an annual ministry theme for short-term ministry. Last year the theme Hot …

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A Month of Transition

After a very productive and exciting Spring/Summer of short-term teams, where we were privileged to receive a total of 49 people from five churches and three different U.S. states, we headed up to PA August 5 to register David for school at the Elizabethtown Area High School. I won’t go into how that decision was …

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Cathy’s Health, Daniel’s Plans

Thanks to those of you who have been praying for our daughter Cathy. We had another appointment at Hershey Medical Center today, and received a diagnosis. Cathy has a blood condition called essential (or primary) thrombocythemia (also known as thrombocytosis), which is probably hereditary and quite rare, especially for people her age. Simply put, Cathy’s …

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Relief Work, Studies and the Best Cake Ever

A sincere thank you to all of you who have donated and prayed for the ongoing relief efforts here after two strong earthquakes on September 9 and September 19.  We’ll be taking at least one more trip (maybe more) this Thursday morning, supporting the town of Juchitán, Oaxaca. I’ll be going with son David, and …

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