We greatly value your prayers for the ministry here in Costa Verde. We have some specific special prayer requests that you can read about here.
Gathering for Worship! The Panamanian government has lifted the Sunday quarantine! On Thursday, October 29, we received permission from the Ministry of Health to have church services. Therefore, we had a worship service on November 1; and unless there is another quarantine, we plan to continue to meet each Sunday morning. We are still required … Continue reading Gathering for Worship November Update
September was a good and interesting month! We praise the Lord that the Panamanian government is slowly allowing various businesses and economic activities to open. Men and women are now allowed to go out Monday - Saturday, from 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM. There is still a full quarantine each Sunday, but that is scheduled … Continue reading October 2020 Ministry Update
As I, Clip, sit down to write, I feel like my mind is a geyser that is about to explode. There are so many things I could write. This past month has been hard for us. It’s not one big thing, but rather a series of little things. Truthfully, as I made a list of … Continue reading September 2020 Ministry Update
Five Years on the Mission Field! It is hard to believe that August 20, 2020, will mark five years since we left the United States to study Spanish in Costa Rica; and on August 13, 2020, we will celebrate four years of living in Panamá and serving the Lord here. If we had to use … Continue reading August 2020 – Five Years on the Mission Field!
He said to them, “Why are you so afraid? Have you still no faith?” And they were filled with great fear and said to one another, “Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey Him?” (Mark 4:40-41). In the midst of so much uncertainty in our world, may each of us … Continue reading July 2020 Update
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, My original plan was that this morning I would begin to write this update to send out on June 1. However, due to changing circumstances, our church needs special prayer now. Allow me to explain. Reading and studying Mark has been a great encouragement to us. In chapters 1 … Continue reading June 2020 Update from Panamá
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As we find ourselves at the beginning of another month, we hope each of you are doing well and enjoying the Lord. We hope it doesn’t get old for you to read that we are praying for you. We really are. We know many of you have a variety … Continue reading May 2020 Update
April 6, 2020 Please allow me to share a thought with you for a moment. Below you will find ministry updates and prayer requests. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I’m not God, and I’m very glad to admit it. I want that completely understood. Therefore, I am not in a place to answer the … Continue reading April 2020 Update
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Our prayer for you is, “May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ” (2 Thessalonians 3:5). What wonderful realities are the love of God and Christ’s unwavering commitment! In order to avoid stating the obvious about the current situation, we … Continue reading Special Update from Panamá