Sep 4

Fall Prayer Letter

August 4, 2017 Wedding

Wedding:

Our daughter, Rose was married to Mike Elmore on August 4.

Prayer Letter:

See our most recent prayer letter for information about weddings, travel, ministry, and other events in our lives.

May 20

May Prayer Letter

Lots has happened in our lives over the last few months. Half of our regular furlough is complete. Matt and Marla are now back in Taiwan for about 6 weeks. We will be back in the US in July to complete our furlough by reporting to supporting churches in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.

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May 9

Meet the Graduate: Rose Hanna

Our daughter, Rose, graduated Friday from Bob Jones University with a degree in Biblical Counselling. Congratulations Rose!

Rose Hanna BJU Grad, May 6, 2016. Click the image for more photos.

Dec 5

Christmas Prayer Letter

Recap of 2015

Our 2015 Christmas Prayer Letter is now available for viewing, downloading, or printing. Thank you for your prayers, letters, and financial gifts.

Aug 9

Typhoons and Other Trifles

We haven’t blown away. Typhoon Soudelor made international headlines when it struck Taiwan on Saturday. It was a powerful storm with strong winds and torrential rain that passed directly through the middle of the island. The weather channel reported that one location in the mountains NE of Taipei received 52 inches of rain. Another report […]

Jun 30

Beth’s Mission Report

Beth has just returned to us in Taiwan after spending 6 weeks with Mary and Hubert Broeckert in Cambodia, learning the ropes of medical missions. Here is her Cambodia Update letter, which she sent out before her return to Taiwan. THANK YOU to each church and individual who helped support her ministry with your gifts […]

Sep 1

View from the Pew

Sunday, August 31 was a fifth Sunday, when children remain with their parents in the worship service, instead of going up to children’s church. One young fellow was having a difficult time keeping quiet during the sermon, so Marla moved over next to him to give him a little guidance. He finally accepted a pencil […]

May 29

Summer 2014 Prayer Letter

Sorry for the lapse in prayer letters. Our lives were thrown into chaos for a while, but we’re trying to get back on schedule. Our newest prayer letter is available here as a PDF file. There are many things in our ministry and family that we would appreciate your prayers for. Please view this prayer […]

Apr 8

Lillian Tolly Homegoing

Lillian Tolly

Marla’s Mom, Lillian Tolly, went to be with the Lord Sunday evening, April 6. Marla was able to be present and help to care for her during the last two months of her life. She passed away peacefully at home after a long illness. Her funeral will be held on Friday. You […]

Mar 4

News and Prayer Requests

I will be leaving from San Francisco to return to Taiwan this evening. Thank you for your prayers for our family, and especially for my mom during this major transition in her life after my dad’s passing. Marla is still in Michigan. She was originally scheduled to return to Taiwan at the same time as […]

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