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Final Update

Dear Faithful Friends, May God bless you all to the fullest measure of His grace. May those of you who are tired find rest, those who are sad find happiness and those who are weak find strength. Last week I heard a sermon about restoration. The main point was that God is not looking to [...]

May 2012

Rejoicing, gratitude, relief, peace, rest, refreshment What a sweet relief it is to be home! In the end of March, we arrived in Tampa, FL and have been making a home here at a guest-house owned by Quail Hollow Chapel. We are deeply grateful to be in such a peaceful place. We find ourselves with [...]

Urgent Need

Dear Friends, I (fritha) just returned from taking Jeff to the airport. He is flying to be with his family. His Dad has been doing poorly physically for the past month or more and is back in the ICU in Atlanta. He is in stable but critical condition. Jeff and I both prayed and both [...]

Difficult Year, Faithful Father

We’re THANKFUL for God’s faithful provision for us throughout this year! We’re BLESSED to have friends such as YOU praying for us, believing with us and giving through us. We’re in AWE of God’s faithfulness through our difficult year. Praise God from whom all blessings flow! Praise him ALL creatures here below! Praise him above, [...]

Fried Bananas from Heaven

Two Women, Two Stories, One God My Story: At a recent conference, I was sitting looking at my iPhone and not paying close attention to what was being said. Suddenly, the Holy Spirit whispered to me this is for you. I began listening. The speaker had just shared stories of miraculous healing and the dead [...]

Spiritual Eyesight

Dear Friends, I was invited to attend a conference this past weekend in the community of Piriciatuba. People came from far and near to spend the weekend together worshiping God and encourage each other in the faith. While there I suddenly felt God open my spiritual eyes and I saw a glimpse of what he [...]

July 2011

  July – summer time, vacation month, congresso and becoming a family again. Family Time This month has been all about us as a family. The work with the guest house was lighter than normal and so we were able to focus on what it is to be a family. When Fritha returned from the [...]

Three Teams in a Row

Life here in the Amazon has changed drastically over the past few months. Gone are the days of consistent schedules based on language lessons and our few responsibilities. Gone too are the days of feeling useless because we are still so new that we can’t really be useful to the work here. We have jumped [...]

Another Church Added!

March 24-April 2 – McDonough, GA ~March 27 – Sharing at Open Door Chapel April 3- Sharing at Fall Creek Baptist Church in Salem, South Carolina ~Sharing at Charity Baptist Church at 6pm April 7-9 – Southern NH ~April 7 – Sharing at Chestnut Hill Chapel at 6pm April 11-17 – Lancaster, PA ~April 17 [...]

Update on Travel Plans

God blessed our journey from Brazil to Florida. We made it safely without one episode of uncontrollable crying (from either the girls, their mother or Jane). Many kind souls helped us along the way, including one gentleman on the long flight who gave up his row of 3 seats so that Petra could nap with [...]