Completions and Beginnings
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The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.”
- Lam 3:22-24
As we completed the year 2016 we enjoyed a much needed rest and time away together as a family. We visited with friends in Albertville, France and met with our former language partners over meals.  God gave us the opportunity to share of His grace and provision during our trials as well as how He is working and using His people to show His love in northern Togo.  We enjoyed a quiet and delightfully chilly Christmas celebration before returning to Togo to find Harmattan well under way.  Beginning the new year with visits to Togolese neighbors and friends, we were able to reconnect and wish them God's blessings in the coming year.  
We thank the Lord that construction of the studio is nearing completion and we are making progress in outfitting the station.  Praise God with us for a large gift to the Hope Radio ministry that allows us to begin in earnest the planning for personnel, production, and programming.

Windows and tile being installed at Hope Radio!
La Grande Salle
Production Room
Our excitement over all God has done to bring the radio station to completion is somewhat diminished by the realization that our first term is coming to a close. While concentrating on completing well these first four years of overseas ministry, we must soon begin making plans for our year-long stateside ministry (furlough).  We are excited for what God will do through Hope Radio and are confident that His timing is always perfect and He will provide for and sustain His work here in northern Togo.  Please pray with us that God will help us prioritize and work diligently to follow His direction in our work and ministry.  

Praise the Lord with us:
  •  7 Togolese coming to hear the Story of Hope in a nearby village ministry have indicated they want to follow Christ  
  • God's provision of a generous gift to Hope Radio
  • Soon completion of the studio
  • God's grace and faithfulness to us during our first term overseas
Please pray with us:
  • For the radio frequency needed to begin broadcasting
  • Nurses needed in 2017 to serve at the Hospital of Hope
  • Maintenance man needed at the Hospital of Hope from July 2017 to December 2018
  • 2 elementary teachers needed for the MK School, fall 2017
  • For us to abide in Christ each day and reflect His love for those around us
  • Staffing and programming decisions for Hope Radio
  • Provision for stateside ministry including a furnished home in the southeast to facilitate ministry travel
  • $4,000 estimated per month to cover operational costs of Hope Radio
  • Needed 9% in personal ministry funding
  • Perseverance and focus as we finish our first term
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