Category Archive for "Updates"

Dealing With Storms

Dear Friends, Church Planting Conference: As you read this letter my wife and I will be traveling from the “Restricted Access Nation” (RAN) where we live to another RAN located in S.E. Asia where we support several national church planters. We

July 2018 Update

Dear Friends, July was a busy and blessed month here in China as well as around Asia for Barnabas1040. Church Planting: By God’s grace we were able to add 2 new church planters in Laos as well as a small

Opportunities Knock

Dear Friends, Summer has arrived in Southern China, but by the grace of God it is not only the weather that is “heating up.”  Gayle and I moved to China 14 months ago and I am amazed at how many

One Year Anniversary

Dear Friends and Partners in Ministry, I am sending you this update on the 1 year anniversary of arriving in China where Gayle and I now make our home. We arrived in China on April 6, 2017.  As I look

Expanding Into Bangladesh

Dear Partners in Ministry, The Year of the Dog: We are in the middle of Chinese New Year as I write these words. It is difficult to explain how important this holiday is in the world’s most populous country. It

2017 Update & Vision for 2018

Dear Friends and Co-workers, I am writing this update in the final days of the year 2017. Gayle and I pray that each of you will have a Heaven-blessed Christmas and a wonderful new year! God truly did some amazing

Barnabas1040 Enters Into Pakistan!

Dear Friends, I am writing this update just a few hours before boarding a flight back to China. The Lord has blessed our brief 2 months in the States with souls saved here and abroad. Gayle and I were in

Awesome August

Dear Friends, August was an incredible month that could perhaps even be called “Awesome”! I wanted to give you a brief report of some of the highlights of “Awesome August.”  I had the privilege to preach in Hong Kong, Indonesia

Imprisoned For The Faith

Dear Friends, EXPANDING INTO BURMA: A few weeks ago my wife and I were able to make a trip into Laos, Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand for the purpose of expanding the Barnabas1040 ministry of church planting. I was able to

April In Asia

  30 days ago my wife and I arrived in Asia. This morning in my Bible reading I read these words: “Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according unto thy word.” Psalm 119:65. That is certainly how we are