Voices from the Field


The Just-A-Seck Times

by: Ron & Jeannie Seck

As North American Baptist missionaries in Central Europe, Ron and Jeannie Seck wear several ministry hats. While they serve as NAB Hungary field leaders, Ron also oversees Community Health Evangelism (CHE) teams in Hungary and Serbia where the NAB and NAB churches have developed partnerships.

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Back in Romania

by: Vern and Gloria Wagner

We praise God for a safe return to Romania – we felt a sense of peace as we sought God’s direction for our return to Camp Falcon Rock. We arrived here on October 23. It is great to be settled here again, and another plus is that we get to enjoy fall. The colours here are amazing.

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Shan in Japan

by: Shan Reed

Often when I begin thinking about what to share in my newsletters, I go through my photos for the past quarter to see what I have recorded as important memories. The photos of the past three months are basically pictures of dew on the rice fields and sunrises.

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Blessings of Prayer

by: Yuri Nakano

Recently I’ve been encouraged by Psalm 32:8 as it encourages me to continue to trust in God because He has His eye on me and knows what is best. As we all continue to navigate through these times of uncertainty during this pandemic, trusting in our Almighty God continues to be a theme that He brings.

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Hope Amidst the Pandemic

by: Julie Stone

The COVID pandemic has done much to change our way of life and alter many of the norms which have been established over the years. Physicians who had planned trips to Cameroon to help with the residency program have had to cancel.

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Thanks and Encouragement

by: Dennis & Nancy Palmer

It is a great time to give thanks for Edith and Mobit, our Baptist Institute of Health Sciences office coworkers who are rarely in the limelight but always behind the success of every program or ministry.

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To Encourage and be Encouraged

by: Nick & Iris

We thank all of YOU to love us and support us in many ways. In the mercy of the Lord, COVID‑19 spread here is under control to the most extent. Because of your fervent pr*yer, we were able to make trips to other provinces in this fall season to lift some believers up and for discipleship.

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Year of Change

by: Elsie Lewandowski

As everyone has been saying, 2020 has been a year of change. March–June, our school, Rainforest International School (RFIS), was entirely online. We opened in August, like many…

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In All Things, Give Thanks

by: Brandon & Marci Jones

I love November. This month people openly share reasons to be thankful. For us, November also brings a shift toward Christmas, the downhill slide toward the end of the school year for our daughters, and a celebration of two years on the mission field.

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Participating in God’s Mission

by: Calvin & Susanne Hohn

It seems that the majority of news one sees in the media is negative and discouraging rather than positive and encouraging. We are always happy when we stumble across, or someone forwards to us, a piece of positive and encouraging…

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