Jun 24

Moving Down in Life

Matt was recently appointed to a new role in Baptist Mid-Missions as the Asia-Pacific Field Administrator. However, this ministry will be based out of Taiwan, rather than returning to work from the Home Office in Cleveland, OH. His region of oversight extends geographically from Russia to the southern tip of New Zealand; it includes India, […]

Feb 5

Earthquake Update

This morning at about 4 a.m. local time, Marla and I were awakened from sleep by a strong earthquake. Here is the official notice sent out by AIT (the American Institute in Taiwan is the Taiwan equivalent of the US consulate):

On February 6 at around 4:00am, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake and series of aftershocks […]

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.

Mar 3

Spring 2015 Prayer Letter

We have posted our latest prayer letter for viewing, downloading, or printing on our Prayer Letter page. Please pray for the needs of our ministry! Thank you!

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 […]

Apr 1

Baptismal Service

Three individuals received baptism after morning worship at Cornerstone Baptist Church on Sunday. In the last two weeks, two families and three individuals have been added to the church by either baptism or statement of faith. In spite of all that has been taking place in our family, Christ is continuing to build his church. […]

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 […]

Feb 7

Art Hanna Promoted to Heaven

Photo: September 2013

I just received word that my Dad, Art Hanna, has passed away at age 93. I will be returning from Taiwan to the U.S. for a few weeks for the funeral and to help my Mother. Marla has just departed Taiwan for Michigan to visit and help care for her […]

Jan 7

The Final Sprint

The clock is ticking; the calendar is flipping rapidly; the Christmas holiday season is behind us; 2012 is a fading memory; and our time in the U.S. is growing short. Although our actual departure date is not till February 26th–a month and a half away, yet our schedule is packed with meetings and travel right […]

May 12

Commencement

 

We are thankful that we could be present for Luke’s graduation from BJU on May 5. We actually arrived in Greenville, SC late Monday night (April 30). We spent time with our children, Luke and Rose, and enjoyed fellowship with many friends, former classmates, and acquaintances. It was hard to even walk on campus […]

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