Voices from the Field


Trusting God

by: Paul and Melissa Ewing

Our COVID-19 numbers continue to rise, and at this time they are higher than in April when the State of Emergency was announced. Still, the Japanese government is not taking any active part in helping to make decisions by establishing any safety protocols.

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Kairos Project in Brazil

by: Lyndell Campbell-Requia

As I write this, the Kairos Project from Sioux Falls Seminary is being launched in Brazil! If you would like to check out our website designed by my colleague, Marci Jones, you can find it at the following address: www.kairosbrasil.org.

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The Provision of the Lord

by: Jason & Erin Bergman

Hello friends and family! We are excited to share our ministry update with you! We hope to give you a glimpse on how mission preparations are going, share about the Lord’s faithful provision, and give you an update on what’s been going on this summer at Camp Falcon Rock.

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“Safe at Last”

by: Rick & Debbie Bardin

As it says in one of our granddaughter’s favorite songs, “Baby Shark,” we are safe at last. We have arrived and all is well!

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by: Calvin & Susanne Hohn

During the past three years, we’ve gained a new appreciation for the word shalom. In the midst of ongoing civil war, and a pandemic added to the mix, we, and the people around us, long for God’s shalom. Shalom is usually translated with one English word, peace (or one French word, paix). While peace is a beautiful thing, the Hebrew word shalom encompasses something more rich and full – wholeness, completeness, well-being, tranquility, prosperity, and security

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Progress in the Midst of Crisis

by: Dennis & Nancy Palmer

We are still here at Mbingo.  With the lockdown from the COVID-19 virus, we canceled the visits to many of our supporting churches and the conferences that we were scheduled to attend this summer.  We are mostly isolating ourselves in the house.  I no longer go to the wards but attend a few meetings at the hospital.

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To-Do Lists

by: Vern and Gloria Wagner

Greetings from sunny Alberta. Because of COVID‑19, we arrived home on March 15 – we did our 14-day self-isolation in Edmonton and are now at our daughter’s (Katrina, her husband Michael, three-year-old Jack, and one-year-old Amelia) in Edmonton.

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The Just-A-Seck Times

by: Ron & Jeannie Seck

We will all remember 2020 as the year of COVID‑19. When significant historic events occur, like President Kennedy’s assassination or 9‑11, we can all immediately answer the “where were you when it happened?”

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Updates on Russia and Ukraine COVID-19

by: Gary Clatterbuck

My last trip to Russia included a very important meeting with Victor from Novokuznetsk, with his good friend Vasilli in Moscow.

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Shan in Japan

by: Shan Reed

Greetings from Japan! Thank you for being part of what God is doing here. What a ride these past three months have been. I have been learning, along with all of you, how to live and minister in these unprecedented times.

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