Journey Update — June 2019

I know summer has arrived in Alabama because of several tell-tell signs, such as, temps in the nineties, kids out of school, graveyards with fresh plastic flowers from decoration day, vacation Bible schools, and the first installment of yellow crook-neck squash.  I can’t wait for my first, fresh tomato sandwich (Recipe: two slices of white bread, two big slices of tomato, salt & pepper, and a glob of mayo.)  I just love my Southern way of life.  We pray y’all have a great summer!

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Journey Update: April 2019

Butch Suddath and I finally made our way to Haiti.  We were hindered in February by the protests that had blocked roads and made our travel within Haiti almost impossible.  God blessed us with clear roads and a calmer situation.  We pray for peace and political stability for the country of Haiti.  We had no problems during our stay but it is something that stays in the back of your mind.  The embers of unrest can quickly flame up.  We appreciate the prayers that were prayed for us.

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Journey Update: February 2019


The last week of January, our kids here in Alabama were hyped up for a good snow, only to awake to a cold rain.  Oh well, that’s Alabama for you!  The Bible in Proverb 13:12a (NKJV) says, “Hope deferred makes the heart sick.”  Most of us have been heart-sick over some disappointment.  We get our hopes up and then it deflates like a cheap balloon.  When we listen to people’s stories, we hear the heart-cry of broken dreams and promises.  In these moments, we have a great opportunity to share the hope we have in Jesus.

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Journey Update — November 2018

Thanksgiving is just weeks away.  We want to wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving as you gather with your family to celebrate and to thank God for all of His blessings.  As Christians, we know that thanksgiving to God is very important.  In Psalms 100:4 (NKJV), it encourages us to, “Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, And into His courts with praise, Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.”

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