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Mango

Dec 15, 2014 I made it to Mango safely last week after a long 12 hour trip. Thanks for your prayers! I have been busy settling into my living quarters, learning my way around Mango and getting to know the Togo North team. Today we had the opportunity to help unload a shipping container full…



Made it!

Dec 8, 2014 I made it to Togo safely! Several of my teammates and I arrived safely in Togo last night (close 11pm local time). Thankful for all your prayers and encouragement! All of luggage arrived and we cleared customs with 4 full luggage carts without too much difficulty! (Though I sure worked up a…



7 days…

7 days…. It’s hard to believe that a week from today I’ll be getting on a plane headed to Togo! It’s hard to believe that it’s been over a year since I began this journey of medical missions and almost nine months since I left the Navy. During this holiday season I am reminded I…



Graduation

“Je puis tout par celui qui me fortifie.” Philippiens 4.13 After 6 weeks of intense French training my 4 classmates and I graduated this morning! Thank you SO much for your prayers the past 6 weeks. It is truly only through Christ’s strength that we were able to learn so much in such a short…



Merci Beaucoup!

Merci beaucoup pour vos prières! I am about to start week #3 of French language training. Thank you so much for your prayers and words of encouragement! This class has been incredibly difficult, and learning French is not coming easy for me. But the Lord has provided some amazing instructors who are not only knowledgeable…



It’s time!

I arrived in Hixson, TN this afternoon and start my 6 week semi-immersion French training course tomorrow morning! Please be praying for me (and my classmates) over the next 6 weeks as we complete this very intensive course. I look forward to updating you as I progress through this course. Thanks for your support!



Hospital of Hope Update

French Language Training My formal French training begins in less than a week! I head to Hixson, TN this coming weekend and class starts on Monday, Oct 6th. Please be praying for me as I travel to Tennessee and then start this intensive course. Delayed Opening It is with much disappointment that I must let…



Togo Visa

My Togo visa arrived today! I sent the visa application to the Togolese Embassy just one week ago and I already have my visa. Praise the Lord!! I am excited to get to Togo and now I am one step closer!!



Bonjour!

I received an exciting package in the mail today…textbooks! I know, this doesn’t seem very exciting but these books are for the 6 week semi-immersion French language course that I will be attending in October and November. I have been working on learning French this summer using an online computer course but am excited for the chance…



Praise and Prayer

54%!!! I am happy to report that I am now 54% supported! It’s been such an encouragement to see how and who God uses to meet my needs. Thank you to those who are supporting me financially and in prayer! I would appreciate your continued prayers. I still need to raise more support (approximately $800/month…