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Thanks Free to Laugh!

Mending the Soul is so grateful for the opportunity to partner with such passionate people as Pastor Brad Pellish and Free to Laugh: Laugh to Free in reaching those who have been sexually exploited and traumatized.  Through Pastor Brad's tireless efforts and the...

MTS RECEIVES $150,000 M.J. MURDOCK GRANT

  Last week we received an incredible gift and huge answer to prayer. Over the past eleven years of our existence we have watched God continue to grow the work in ways we never dreamed of. With those blessings has come the challenge of running and funding the...

Africa 2014 Update 18 (final)

Dear friends, Celestia and I arrived home a few days ago. We can’t thank you enough for your prayers and financial support, which is already producing much fruit in Africa.  We've received updates and reports from all the organizations and denominations we served—S....

Exciting News from South America!

Zondervan, the publisher of Mending the Soul: Understanding and Healing Abuse, recently signed a contract to translate and publish Mending the Soul in Portuguese for use in Brazil. This is a huge answer to our prayers for God to expand our global ministry. Brazil is...

Africa 2014 Update 17

  Dear friends, After almost five weeks in Africa we are finally getting a much needed break. We are in Jinja, Uganda with our missionary daughter and son- in-law Abby and David Kakeeto. It is very peaceful here and our guest house overlooks the Nile river. It is...

Africa 2014 Update – HEAL Africa

  HEAL Africa On Monday, April 28th, it was a very humbling privilege for me to visit HEAL Africa in Goma, DRC.  HEAL Africa is a teaching hospital which provides healthcare and empowers women. Holistic medicine is practiced to treat the "whole person." HEAL...

Africa 2014 Update 16

  Dear friends, Celestia and I are now in Uganda enjoying some time with Abby and david and their boys. I will send out an update soon on the latter part of our Congo trip. It was amazing. I have an urgent prayer request. I just got word that one of the pastors...

Africa 2014 Update 15

  Goma, DRC I’m writing this update looking out over Lake Kivu—powerful waves crash into the stone embankment like the ocean—hazy mountains in the distance.  The beauty here testifies to a God of majestic power and peace.  Sadly though, one doesn’t have to walk...

Africa 2014 Update 14

  Dear friends, I'm sitting in our hotel lobby enjoying the smell of the rain, listening to the thunder roar over nearby Lake Kivu, and smelling the tropical scents. There is so much incredible beauty here in the people and the landscape. At the same time, we...