Dec 1: Doug & LeAnne Clark, Nisland, SD

We recently celebrated nine years on our field in western SD. Nisland is located in cattle country, which, along with alfalfa, is the primary cash crop and forms the financial backbone of our economy. God blessed this year with abundant moisture; coupled with good cattle prices, it helps alleviate the effects of drought in past […]
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As You Pray This Week

Brian writes, “Thank you for praying for my recent trip to the Toronto area.  The offering for Village Missions Canada at a fund raising event was $11,786-a big step toward our goal of raising all the money for a $200 increase in the salary support level before the New Year.  I also had a blessed […]
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Chris & Tammy Immer, Lummi Island, WA

In our desire to “Preach the Word and love the people,” we identify with Paul and his acknowledgment of the fact that we are woefully inadequate for the mission. God reminds us that, at times when we need it the most, it seems that He is working in us and through us. We received a […]
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Village Missions and the Affordable Care Act

Background:  When I became Executive Director in November 2000, Village Missions had a self-funded health insurance plan, in other words, we were our own insurance carrier.  We collected premiums from the churches we served and used a T.P.A. (Third Party Administrator) to administrate medical bills.  We carried stop-loss insurance to cover major medical expenses.  Over […]
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November 24: Seth & Julie Finch, Falmouth, MI

We serve in a wonderful church in the beautiful town of Falmouth, Michigan, two hours north of Grand Rapids. The Falmouth area is primarily a Dutch community who love their heritage. Ours is a unique town with a general store, butcher shop, jerky factory, restaurant, and a party store. The primary work here is agricultural, […]
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AS YOU PRAY THIS WEEK

Please be in prayer for Brian as he heads to the Toronto area to speak at a fund-raiser for Village Missions Canada at the Bayview Glen Church at 1:30 pm on Friday, November 22 and then atHastings Park Bible Church in Belleville, Ontario Sunday. The Board of Village Missions Canada has voted to increase the minimum base salary of our Village […]
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Stories from the Fields

Dave & Cindy Fraher, W Bethel, ME Last week a new couple visited the church. They told us that they heard about the church from someone in a local store, so they decided to give us a visit. I don’t know who told them about us, but it was exciting to hear. I also spent […]
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Stories from the Fields

Gordon & Val Rowland, Clive, AB   Serenity Ranch is an addictions recovery center located just a few miles out of Clive. They use a 12-step recovery program. I have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with clients occasionally, to go through the fifth step, where they are to talk about their failures of the past […]
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November 17: Bill & Mary Korf, Cotopaxi, CO

  Cotopaxi is located on the Arkansas River in south-central Colorado. Our scenic little spot in the Rocky Mountains attracts tourists who want to cool off in the summer, and we have many retirees here from all over the U.S. It is paradise for sportsmen, with hunting, fishing, rafting, and skiing nearby. Ranching is a main […]
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AS YOU PRAY THIS WEEK

Thank you for praying for the U.S. Board meeting.  It was a joy to welcome new board members Peter Corak and Bill Nicholson.  One of the important decisions made was to launch the Village Missions Contenders Discipleship Initiative.  We will make more information about this initiative soon. Please pray for Brian as he speaks at […]
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November 10: Jim & Brenda Harkabus, Lakehead, CA

We are located on the Interstate 5 corridor, 25 miles north of Redding on Lake Shasta. Lake Shasta is the 3rd largest man-made lake in the western U.S. and the largest lake in CA, with its 370 miles of shore line. As a result, recreation is the primary economy in the area, with houseboats, wake-boarding, skiing, fishing, […]
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As You Pray This Week

Thank you for your prayers on my behalf (Brian) as I traveled to Edmonton for the Village Missions Canada Board meeting and then to Bezanson, Alberta, to speak at a church that supports Village Missions.  We welcomed new board member Ernie Muchinsky, from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Although it was snowing on the drive to Bezanson, the […]
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