Category Archives: Newsletter

Here’s our Christmas Newsletter!

DSC_3980 (1)Merry Christmas!

Greetings from hot, humid Zambia! We hope you all enjoyed your Fall (although, it sounds like it still is Fall for some of you with the mild weather it has been)!

Here is our end-of-the-year newsletter (click here) with the bird’s eye view of what happened in our lives this year.

In this newsletter, we cover:

  • How many miles we traveled in the month of July
  • Self-inflicted vs. Providential issues that made this a one-of-a-kind year
  • Quotes from Charlie, our thoughtful, sensitive, quick-witted firstborn
  • One surprising thing Derek learned about himself
  • And more!

Thank you so much for your prayers and support of us here in Lusaka, Zambia!!

“Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:10-11 (ESV)

Our Summer 2015 Newsletter

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Greetings from a dry and dusty Zambia! We hope you all enjoyed your summer and are now enjoying the early signs of Fall, for those that are in parts of the world where Fall is commencing.

Here is our latest newsletter recapping what we did this busy summer. Click here for a larger version (6.7MB) or here for a smaller version (1.7MB).

In this newsletter, we cover:

  • ACTION 40th Anniversary Celebrations in Canada
  • CROSS Project update 
  • Zambia’s current and ongoing power/energy crisis 
  • Family update

Thank you so much for your prayers and support of us here in Lusaka, Zambia.

“I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.” Philippians 1:3-5 (ESV)

Our January – March 2015 Newsletter

IMG_0821 Happy Spring from Zambia! Here is our First Quarter 2015 newsletter (click here). Some of the highlights from this newsletter include:

  •  A summary of how our first three months back in Zambia have been going
  • Our quick trip back to the States and Canada this summer
  • Derek’s changing role from CROSS Project Coordinator to ACTION Zambia Country Director
  • Prayer request for a one-time $5,000 need

Thank you so much for all of your prayers and support!