Do the same things you do in a different way

With Vicki’s Views and (Barbara) Oliver’s Twist, the ladies are well represented in this report. Along with two questions for you and an update on our travels and support status.

Read the PDF file of report (vol. 29, no. 6) by clicking here.

Please share it with your congregation by passing on this link or sending the pdf as an attachment. Post it on your bulletin board, publish it in your bulletin. Also, share it with your Christian friends and area congregations.

We’re thankful for our friends who support this work with prayers, visits, hospitality, and funds.

About those missionary reports

Over on Forthright Magazine, Mike Brooks, somewhere between Nepal, Bangladesh, and the US, asks, “Are Missionary Reports Necessary?” He starts off by saying,

A common complaint often made by elders and mission committees is that they rarely or never hear from their supported missionaries. If they do hear from them, it is only to request more money.

Paralleling that is the cry from busy missionaries, “I just don’t have time for all these reports.” Their frustration is increased by the knowledge that many of their messages lie stacked up unread in church building lobbies.

Let’s see, time to write up my newsletter for last month which I’ve not had time to do yet …