A Personal Note

We are praising the Lord for the gift of twins, born to daughter, Karla, and husband, Andrew. Alyssa Ann and Luke Andrew were born March 19 and join Katelyn, age 3. They live in Lynden and Grampa and Gramma are enjoying them immensely!

March 2009 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

Pastor Diogene often asks me to extend his greetings and appreciation to his friends and supporters in America – so on behalf of Pastor Diogene, “Thank You so much for partnering with us in reaching out to the lost of Haiti.”

A couple of weeks ago Pastor Diogene presided over six marriages in the village of Bethel. It was a huge celebration! Prior to the church plant and spiritual transformation in Bethel, the witchdoctors discouraged couples from getting married. So none of them actually married. Now as these couples become Christians, they are encouraged by Pastor Diogene to be married as soon as possible. So six new Christian couples responded to what they believed was obedience to God and recited their marriage vows in a wedding ceremony. Continue Reading →