Mongolia – Day 5

This is our last day here. We spent the day meeting with the national leadership team and spending time with David, the missionary.  Oh yes, we did have a very successful souvenir shopping trip, too. It’s been good, but it will be great to come home. Thanks to all you faithful p
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Mongolia – Day 4

We were looking forward to worship this morning as Shirley and I sat at breakfast. And then the power went out. Our rooms are on the 12th floor of this hotel and even if we attempted the climb we would not have been able to get in because of the electronic keying — so we sat in
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Mongolia – Day 3

We’ve just wrapped up two busy day of ministry. Friday morning Shirley and I joined about 40 ladies – all either wives of pastors or pastors themselves – on an hour and a half bus ride to a conference center in the mountains outside Ulaanbattar. (Yes, there are women
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Mongolia – Day 2

We arrived safely and almost on time last night at midnight. Flights were good – 12 hours from San Francisco to Seoul. We had a wonderful surprise when we got our boarding passes for UB in Seoul. It was a short night and not very good sleep, but Shirley and I met to go down to b
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Mongolia – Day 1

We arrived safely but very travel-weary after a nearly 36-hour journey.  Thursday has been a welcome recovery day as we finalize our presentations for the conference of pastor’s wives and the first sessions of teachers’ training. It’s a gorgeous day with the temperat
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Mongolia 7 – Homeward Bound

My last day in Mongolia was an adventure! Our meetings finished on Wednesday night, and Thursday I went with our host to visit a gert – the igloo- like dwellings that the nomadic people live in. Many town dwellers live in them as well, and we walked in the cold, crisp sunshine t
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Mongolia 6

Greetings from the end of the earth! We are ministering this week in a city of about 70,000 in eastern Mongolia – where China, Siberia and Mongolia meet. I feel like I’m in a National Geographic special – what a different world this is! People walking everywhere R
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Mongolia 5

It’s a lovely, warm sunny Sunday in UB.  We attended a service at Torch church. About 35 young professional Mongolians who really love The Lord. The pastor and his wife are from California. The service was half English and half Mongolian. David preached on Jonah. We had sandwich
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Mongolia 4

Ulaanbaatar is experiencing an unseasonably warm spell – 32 degrees today!  And we are not complaining. Today Shirley and I presented the first of a two-day seminar for pastors’ wives and a few women pastors.  Yes, there are women pastors in Mongolia.  The number of church
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Mongolia 3

Dear friends, 1) Please pray for Nomin and her family. David believes her family is being attacked by the enemy. Many bad things are happening and it doesn’t seem to be a coincidence. Nomin’s family is not saved. Nomin is a fairly new believer, is our GSM Administrator in
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