Category - Mark’s Posts


April/May 2017 Breaking News!

BREAKING NEWS: We crossed the half-way point to our funding goal in February! We are grateful for the incredible generosity and sacrifices of all our supporting churches and individuals that have made a monthly financial commitment to our work. God’s provision is amazing; He certainly provides where He calls and we are humbled by the heart-felt giving of …


February 2017 – Knowing God’s Plan

Called: How do I know what God’s asking me to do? If you have a heart to please God, it’s probably a question you’ve asked. After all, as followers of Jesus Christ, we want to do what He’s asking us to do. Yes, there are the general assignments we discover in Scripture (how to treat people, live …


January 2017 – Lessons from Lombardi

Lessons from Lombardi: Back to the Basics  Vince Lombardi was the head coach of the Green Bay Packers from 1959-67, winning five championships over his nine years. One of the qualities which separated Mr. Lombardi from the pack of other NFL football coaches was his passion for going back to basics. Every year, at the beginning of the …


Christmas 2016

Wishing you and yours a Christmas filled with the peace, wonder, and hope of Christ. We thank you for your support and encouragement as we step out into this new adventure in God’s plan for our lives. It’s been a year of change and challenge yet God’s grace has always been enough. Our hearts continue to swell with …


Thanksgiving 2016

  Happy Thanksgiving   We are grateful to spend our Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends. We are thankful for each of you; for your friendship, prayers, and support. We believe God is up to big things in Spain and we cannot wait to get there and get busy. We could not do this without you. In this …


Privileges, Pictures, Progress, and Prayer

Privileges, Pictures, Progress, and Prayer We connected with many friends and churches across Wisconsin, Northern Michigan, and Minnesota. October was our busiest month yet with 12 services in 31 days. It was a unique privilege to speak in two churches for their annual Faith Promise Sunday and to witness the incredible response of both congregations to invest their finances in world evangelism. We are …


Thankful for You!

Our Hearts Are Filled with Gratitude We are incredibly grateful for your support. So many churches and individuals have come by our side to support the planting of international churches in Spain. We are blown away by the sacrifices that many are making which allows us to be a part of this global team. The need …


A Month in the Life

A Month in the Life … Some of our friends have asked … “Why are you still here?” While this awkward question messes with our insecurities … a little … it certainly has merit as so many are not aware of the process we are going through. And in this month’s update, we’ll do our …


Counting on Your Prayer

Counting on Your Prayer “Mark, get down here, now.” … The calm of a family vacation was broken by a phone call from my wife at a nearby medical clinic. As I walked in the door, I heard a commotion and saw my daughter vomiting dark red blood. The nurse called out, “Doctor!” Now, this was not a trauma unit, or an …


Seismic Shifts

Transitions are never easy … the first day of High School, the first day at a new job, a new home, or even a new clothing size can be challenging. Change is uncomfortable. God called both Heather and I into full-time ministry in our teen years. As a Wisconsin girl, Heather’s calling came at Spencer …

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