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Tagged With: Home Assignment

Coming soon to a church near you!

Yes, that’s right.  Very soon we will be coming to a church near you.  On June 20th, we fly to Minneapolis, MN to be a part of the Covenant’s Annual Meeting which will be held there.  From the Annual Meeting,

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Back in Ecuador!


We made it back to our home in Quito, Ecuador this past Monday.  Our flight back was a little bit delayed as we were trying to determine if Grandma was in a stable spot and we were helping out with …

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A visit to our home church, Northwest Covenant

NWCOVThis past Sunday we had the opportunity to visit our home church, Northwest Covenant Church in Mt. Prospect, IL.  Northwest Covenant is where we attended ever since we got married and moved to Chicago in 2002 up until we moved

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Livin the Crazy Life

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We DO wish we could say we’re “livin'” the easy life” right now, but it seems to be quite the polar opposite of that.  We don’t want to be downers, but it has been a difficult few weeks and …

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Between THERE and HERE…AGAIN

Though I have tried to put together some thoughts for writing this blog, for some reason the words just haven’t come very easily.  Maybe it is because there hasn’t been a whole lot of time TO put any thoughts together.  …

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Update on Ruthie

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Another update on Ruthie.  We got her home from the hospital in Mishawaka last night.  Everything went ok with that and her first night at home went pretty well also.  I think they both appreciate being back in the …

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Update on Ruthie

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Thank you for all of your prayers for Joel’s mom, Ruth Delp. Yesterday, she was moved from the hospital in Chicago to an Acute Care Hospital in Mishawaka, IN, so she is much closer to home now, which …

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An altered response

change_mindI’ve noticed something recently… my response has changed.

During this year (or more!) of Home Assignment, we have been asked a lot of questions of what it’s like to be a missionary, what Ecuador is like, etc, etc, etc.   There …

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Busy Times

Office Worker with Mountain of PaperworkSafe to say… we’ve been busy!!!

Just to update you all on what has been going on with us, especially since we have not been especially good about blogging updates here recently…

Two weeks ago we started moving out of …

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A Prayer Request for Ruthie

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We would like to ask for prayer for Ruthie, Joel’s mom, pictured about with her husband, Earl, and all of their grand kinds.  Some of you who have followed along with us for a while may remember praying for
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