We Can't Stress This Enough!
Monday, September 9, 2019

There’s a good chance that you’ve taken a questionnaire to measure the Holmes and Strahe Stress Scale, even if you didn’t know what it was called. It’s that test that measures stressful life events, such as death of a spouse, injury, etc… You add up all of the events you’ve experienced in the pas... .. read more..

Send us back to Belgium!
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

We’ve just arrived back in the US, and we already have our sights on getting back to Belgium! Click HERE to read our latest e-news update. .. read more..

Counting languages
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Most people are surprised to learn that there are over 7,000 languages spoken in the world today. Over 800 of those are dying and another 1500 are in danger of dying in a generation. Even assuming that all those will die within a generation, that will still leave upwards of 4,700 languages spoken... .. read more..

Les Panoramas de l'Ars
Monday, September 9, 2019

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List of 25 Things of Gratitude
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

I am thankful to God who is my Heavenly Father, for His unconditional love and His faithfulness. I am thankful for my family God has given to me especially for the joy of how He brought restoration to my parents … Continue reading → .. read more..

Grace
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Grace In Action photo credit: Anna Earl, girl in blue top planting outdoors, photograph, South Bend, IN. https://unsplash.com/photos/ZbuP5oXM_zA I (Josh) came across a fun new article from my hometown area of Philadelphia, PA.   Not a lot of positive news comes out of the “City of Brotherly ... .. read more..

Is It Harvest Time?
Monday, September 9, 2019

The grapes where we live are ripening quickly and they are delicious.  We have been eating as many as we can, making juice and syrup, but the grapevines are bearing far more grapes than we can use. We thank God for the abundance and we are sending out the word to our church family to come an... .. read more..

Cycling in Bordeaux
Saturday, September 14, 2019

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September Prayer Requests
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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Funeral for Bob Cottrill – (video)
Friday, September 6, 2019

The funeral for Bob Cottrill was held on Friday the 6th of September, at 11am MDT, at the Lashburn Community Hall in Lashburn, SK, Canada (click link for address/map). Video Below is the video of the service, in two parts. The audio should be greatly improved from the live feed. If you would like... .. read more..

An Exciting Update!
Friday, September 20, 2019

Hello Everyone, I hope you are doing well and you had a wonderful summer. I would like to share with you an update on what I have been doing since I have been in Canada and what is coming up … Continue reading → .. read more..

Watching and Waiting from Afar
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

After a lot of agonizing weeks, Mayra and I finally made the decision that academically it would be best for our youngest son, David, to finish his High School experience in the U.S. So he is now living with my parents, and they are formally his legal guardians. A verification of the importance o... .. read more..

We're such poor saps - real suckers
Monday, September 16, 2019

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Giving blood, typhoons, and a cross country meet
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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Reunion Trip in London
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

I met my friend Christina when we were in youth group together at church during the years we were in high school. We kept in touch throughout the years we have known each other but we haven’t seen each other … Continue reading → .. read more..

Coffee chats
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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The Buzz About Mosquito Nets
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

You’ve heard of malaria, but are you familiar with its evil comrade, dengue fever? Like malaria, dengue is spread by mosquitoes. Dengue is incredibly painful and has earned the nickname bone-break fever , because the aches are so severe. Other parts of the world call it bone-crusher disease . Alt... .. read more..

September 18
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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Crème cicatrisante
Monday, September 16, 2019

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Metzger Ministry Update 09 2019 | Rejoice with the Mato!
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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A Testimony of God’s Beautiful Restoration
Monday, September 16, 2019

I would like to share a testimony of what God has done in my family and also in my own life. This is a testimony of God’s beautiful restoration, His redemption and the power of forgiveness. This is also a … Continue reading → .. read more..


Monday, September 16, 2019

Gabi interpreting for Mike as he gave a greeting. Yesterday afternoon we were invited to go with Pastor Simi and Gabi to minister at a nursing home in a village not far from Gherla. Another family, friends of Simi and Gabi, regularly minister here and asked us to greet the people and share someth... .. read more..

St John House Dedicated
Friday, September 13, 2019

September 12, 2019 – Last weekend (9/7) the St John’s Home for Girls was dedicated in Bulgaria. We were not there to participate in person but through report of those who were and the photos, it was an amazing time.... .. read more..

Minnie is 10 Years Old Now!
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

It’s hard to believe it has been ten years since I had my cat Minnie. On June 16, 2009, God brought Minnie into my life as a tiny kitten. I am so very thankful for God blessing me with my … Continue reading → .. read more..

FBC Ozona, TX July 2019 Team
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Back at the end of July (yes, I realize it is mid-September and I am slacking on my blog) we hosted another team from First Baptist Church Ozona, TX.  This team was led by retired IMB missionaries Mark and Debby Fricke.  They served here for many years before retiring back in late 2015.... .. read more..

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