Why Plant Churches in the US

Why Plant Churches in the US   The mission of Every Nation Ministries work, which Cindy and I have served with for more than 15 years, is to make disciples and establish Christ-centered, Spirit-empowered, socially-responsible churches and campus ministries in Read more

Why Reach International Students in the US for Jesus?

Reaching the Nations from Your Doorstep   With world evangelism as a priority, Christians have moved all over the world taking the Gospel to every nation of the earth.  Personally, Cindy and I have spent the last seven years starting Read more

Every Nation in Our Generation

Every Nation Ministries is part of a worldwide movement that exists to honor God and advance His Kingdom through church planting, campus ministry and world missions. Since its inception in 1994, Every Nation Ministries has grown from a handful of Read more

Beachside Baptism in the Shadow of the Mosque

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Happy resurrection day to you!  We hope you had an awesome weekend celebrating the greatest news of all time; Jesus has risen from the grave.  Jesus resurrection gives us great confidence to boldly proclaim the message of the cross in a land filled with Muslims, Buddhists and Hindus who devoutly worship their gods and gurus who are now buried in the ground.

As you may know, I just returned from a 3 week trip to Manila and the US.  It was long journey, but was made worth it by the time I spent with friends and family.  After 18 months abroad, it was a great encouragement to see everyone. Read more

Beachside Baptisms and a Trip to America

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 What an amazing Easter service we had last month.  We were joined by a crowd near 100 people, our biggest yet.  And to finish the day off, we baptized 9 brand new believers in the Straits of Malacca.

So many great things are happening here in Penang.  Before our eyes we are seeing an awesome church filled with the next generation being established in a Muslim nation.  And we are seeing lives totally transformed through their new found faith in Christ.

Only three years ago, EaglePoint was a handful of Penang Medical College students studying the Bible, praying for a pastor and carrying a vision that the Lord would use them to start a church in Penang.

Thanks to the courage of Pastor Jojo and Ida to leave their comfortable life in the Philippines to pastor eight college students at PMC, EaglePoint Christian Fellowship was born.

And now for some unseen reason, (in our eyes, not God’s) Cindy and I have found ourselves here in Penang to help grow and establish this church.  Church planting is not for the faint of heart, as trials and spiritual warfare lay before us everyday.

But we believe, the greatest long term impact we can have in Malaysia is establishing a church that is passionate about reaching the lost, training young leaders and making disciples of all the nations.

Thanks so much for being a part of this awesome work.  Because you have helped send us to this mission field, we are able to freely pour our lives into these amazing young people and this thriving new church.  And we are so grateful to you!

We look forward to seeing you soon in the states.  Please drop us a note and let us know if you will be available to meet during our time home.  Thank you again for keeping our family in your prayers!

Farewell Our Beloved New Zealand

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As our family walked through the airport at 3 AM with tears in our eyes for our flight to Malaysia, we were shocked to see the 40+ crowd waving good bye to our family from the windows of the terminal.  I mean, who goes to the airport at 3 AM to say goodbye?  What a touching last memory of our time in New Zealand to cherish.

I must say that Cindy and I gave all of our heart and soul to these people, and we saw the Lord do amazing things over our four years in Auckland.  Even on our last Sunday, as we were being sent out from Every Nation Christian Church – Auckland, we were told that a Maori girl and single mother of six children who recently got saved and wanted us to baptize her.  What an amazing moment as we packed 16 people in a bathroom for the baptism of Noru!

We are now in Malaysia and Cindy is catching up on 15 years apart from her parents.  Our time in Kuala Lumpur is part sabbatical, part family wedding and part mission to see the Lord move in her parent’s life.  Most days we wake to the smell of incense burning at the Buddhist altar of her mother, but we trust the Lord is using us and our children to get into the hearts of her parents who so desperately need Jesus.

Please keep our family in prayer in this season as we minister to her parents and seek the Lord about our future ministry assignment in Malaysia or the United States.  Thank you also for your patience as we rest and prepare for the most amazing season of ministry that lies ahead.

Each day in Malaysia, we find myself looking into the eyes of burqa clad Muslim women, young professionals burning incense at a Buddhist alter and 18 year old Hindu’s bowing down to an altar of a moustache clad “god” that looks like Tom Selleck.  And we realize how much this world is in bondage to false religion and how desperately they need to know our savior Jesus.

Thank you again for your prayer and partnership.  We believe the Lord has hundreds of young lives waiting to be reached through you and our family laboring together. Please pray that the Lord would make His will clear.  Thanks again and God bless you and your family.