Voices from the Field


Walk in the Grace of G*d

by: Nick & Iris

Time flies. Our home assignment has completed, and we look forward to returning to the field. At the time of your reading this letter, we have returned to Asia by the grace of G*d.

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God’s Quilt

by: Kristi TenClay

Over the past few weeks, I have been getting back into my sewing/quilting in the pauses between school-related projects.

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A Time for Every Season under Heaven

by: Jeff & Sonya Kilmartin

Whenever we write a newsletter after we’ve been away for a while, it is strange to write about such extremely different aspects of our life.

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Still Giving Thanks

by: Walter & Florence Grob

In mid-August, my wife Florence and I returned from Canada to Cameroon at the conclusion of an eight-week medical leave. In late May, I had a small stroke that necessitated the medical leave.

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Reestablishing Rhythms

by: Brandon & Marci Jones

As we enter our fifth month of being back in the field, we have had a chance to exhale as our unsettled life of home assignment has turned into a resettled life in Brazil.

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Greetings to All in This Thanksgiving Month

by: Rick & Debbie Bardin

We are in the middle of our church’s 7-week Thanksgiving Offering and Dancing time here in Mbingo. Many are farmers here, and each one brings the first fruits of their harvest on their neighborhood’s appointed Sunday.

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Changing Seasons

by: Claire Marker

Just as trees’ leaves change into vibrant reds, yellows, and orange during fall, God seems to be fond of constantly turning a “new leaf” in our lives and ministry as well.

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Connecting with Each Other

by: Yuri Nakano

The autumn season brings about thoughts of what kind of kingdom harvest there has been in ministry. I would summarize the last few months as times of connecting with various people and churches.

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A Time for Everything

by: Paul & Tanya Gericke

It has been a full fall for us, with many big and exciting things that have taken place. The first thing to announce, which many of you may already know, is that we began our home assignment in October.

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A Hunger and a Thirst

by: Jason & Erin Bergman

“It changed my life!” The beautiful young lady who sat across from me shared over a cup of coffee this past month. She attended last year’s New Year’s retreat at the camp, and it was a turning point for her.

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