Meet our Missionaries – The Murphy’s

Marion & Scott Murphy Ministry with the Navigators 1 in 5 people in the world are Chinese, even with China’s one child per family policy since 1980 (recently changed to 2).  All Chinese families value education, hard work, and success. There is enormous pressure on the child to succeed, because he is responsible to take care […]

Meet our Missionaries – Xavier Memba

This year we’ve experienced quite a few challenges. Our MTW missionary Chery’s return to the US and the birth of Rubèn and Noemi’s daughter, Emma-Joana, who needed special care left Xavi shouldering more responsibilities than usual, virtually working alone in pastoring and caring for our congregation. Thankfully, during the past few months Rubèn has been […]

Meet Our Missionaries – The Campbell’s

Meet The Campbell’s with the Jamamadi Village The Jamamadi New Testament translation read-through by the Jamamadi is finished. This is the last  Jamamadi input needed before final publication. To God be the glory! But now, it is time for the mundane. Returning to the States, we are faced with major house repairs. Our son, David […]

Nicaragua – Day 5

Today was the final day of the pastor training institute in Ometepe, Nicaragua. We averaged over 60 people everyday of the institute. The training this week focused on God’s Word, and we had the opportunity to teach about revelation, inspiration, canonicity, and the practical aspects of living a life that lives out the truths of […]

Nicaragua – Day 4

God has led us through another great day in Ometeppe.  Certainly one of the highlights has been the interaction with the conference attendees.  They have really adopted us and we have moved past the stage of wariness, the stage of acceptance and now to the stage of  early friendships and real conversations of gratitude.  They […]

Nicaragua – Day 3

The second day of the Bible Institute on Ometepe saw another full room of pastors and teachers (about ½ are women). They have been very attentive and are asking good questions. We covered a number of important topics today including the inspiration and inerrancy of scripture as well as an overview of the process of interpretation […]

Nicaragua – Day 2

Greetings from Ometepe, Nicaragua, Today was the first day of the pastor’s bible institute. We had 68 people in attendance with 22 churches represented, which is about normal for the first day of the first institute in a new location. The institute began at 8:30 and finished up around 3:00. The teaching topic for today […]

Nicaragua – Day 1

We (Craig Radford, David Gass, Brent Kirkley and Jeff Bice) successfully navigated car, airplane, van, ferry, and 2nd van to make it to Isla Ometepe in the middle of lake Nicaragua.  The lake is so big you can’t see across it; think the Great Lakes size. The island is really 2 volcanic islands that are […]

Jamaica – Day 3

        Today we battled the rain once again in the morning but the sun came out and we were able to get some work done. We worked on weeding the flower  bed and landscaping the new cottage. We also worked on painting and completing the compost bin. We ended the day with a trip […]

Jamaica – Day 2

  Our second day here at New Generation brought a lot of rain and some of our painting projects will get pushed until tomorrow. We did get to install a bat repeller in the gazebo, Start construction on a compost bin and do some landscaping. The two smallest kids who have been sick are on […]