Missionary News

Summer Ministry Update 6/18/24

June 18, 2024

Shepherds’ Wives Conference A conference just for Shepherds’ Wives? Yes, please! Rachel and her mom, Mary Pinkerton, were able to attend the 2nd Annual Shepherds’ Wives Conference last week in Jacksonville, FL. It was one of the most edifying conferences Rachel has been to. The conference was full of expositional teaching through God’s word on […]

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In Between

June 3, 2024

Name of our new road Translation: Pathway of Peace A chaotic blessing!! Life in between… We have moved… or better put, we are in the midst of moving. We are still at the old place in Matosinhos, Porto over Surf Church Porto. Cleaning out the old place and waiting for electricity and water in the […]

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W.A.C.A – unstable ground

May 26, 2024

Hope in the midst… I, Jen, returned back to Portugal a few days ago. I joined Greg and our 3 other TeamWorks team members for a week. Greg and our boss (and dear friend!) Marijke had been in another location within West Asia Central Asia (W.A.C.A.) the week prior. We had been invited in to […]

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Here, there, and everywhere in between…

May 13, 2024

THERE… Greg has now been in WEST ASIA for the past week working alongside our boss and colleague with a combined ministry team (3 teams in 1 – fun times!). Greg and M, our amazing boss, have just finished teaching the training for TeamWorks Module 1 with this group. I, Jen, will be flying out […]

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Foster Care and Sickness

May 6, 2024

Hello Everyone, Thank you so much for your prayers this past weekend. We wanted to give you a quick update on how we are doing. Apologies for those who are a bit squeamish, I will try to avoid any details. For those who missed the first email, on Thursday last week we took in three […]

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Some News to Share

April 25, 2024

“A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps.” Proverbs‬ ‭16‬:‭9‬ Hello everyone, We want to update you on a change we have made. After a season of prayer and discussion, Peggy and I have decided to answer the call to return to New Life as the lead pastor and worship leader. […]

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God Changes Lives!

April 12, 2024

Pray for a New Sister in Christ- one of Rachel’s former counselee’s contacted us this past week. Her sister in law is in a rehab facility for poor health issues and was interested in a visit from Pastor Curtis. Curtis was able to go and shared the Gospel. “L” received Christ as Savior that day. […]

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Starting the Year Off Right!!

April 5, 2024

  News from Bob Carvajal Louisiana   The new year started off with our youth minister, Nate Michel, graduating from the seminary with a master’s degree. The idea was for Nate to be a part-time youth minister and go to school at the same time. But he was a full-time youth minister and a full-time […]

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Overby Odyssey Easter 2024

April 2, 2024

Serving Him in Kandern, Germany Scott for Heather, Stanley, Holly, Stuart, and Samuel Er ist Auferstanden! Er ist wahrhaftig auferstanden! He has risen! He has risen indeed! Spring and Easter have arrived, and life has begun to ramp up around here, although it seems as if we are always moving at 1000 miles per hour. […]

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Recent Visit and Court Case Update

March 23, 2024

Abby’s Garden Visit We got back two weeks ago from a wonderful visit to Abby’s Garden. The older kids really know me now, and I feel more attached to them each time I go. With my next planned visit not until October or November, goodbyes were harder this time. We invited all the moms to […]

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