PRESIDENT’S BLOG

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August 2018 – Absence Make the Heart Grow Fonder

  When God created Adam, he saw that he needed a helpmate so He created Eve. I have been thinking a lot about the value of a helpmate this last month while Beth has been in South Africa hosting a couple of our mission teams. She is still my helpmate and is working hard to […]

July 2018 – Feeding Programs

We have some exciting news regarding our nutritional program in South Africa. For the last seven years, in partnership with Meals from the Heartland and Convoy of Hope and many generous donors, we have been providing food security for 7,500 children in South Africa. Our vision in the early days was to provide food security, […]

JUNE 2018 – SUMMER 2018 UPDATE

Beth and I are having an extended stay in the USA to deal with some medical issues. Soon after we arrived from South Africa, Beth fell down our basement stairs sustaining a concussion and fracture of the 7th vertebrae in her neck. Just this week her neurosurgeon released her to drive and stop wearing the […]

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APRIL 2018 – MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT PHONE CALLS

Our personal lives have recently been interrupted by some significant medical issues. Over the years as a practicing physician I am used to getting calls at all hours of the day and night. When the phone rings in the middle of the night, it is rarely good news. The other night I was awakened by […]

PRESIDENT’S BLOG- SEPTEMBER 2017 UPDATE

Beth and I have been back in South Africa for one month now. It is spring of the year and all things are like new. Many of our animals have new babies and even our Pastor Jonathan and his wife have a new baby girl. The rains have not started yet, so the grass is […]

FEED TODAY – FOOD FOR TOMORROW

Beth and I have been back in the States for just a week now and I am overwhelmed by the support Americans, and especially Iowans, have for the work we are doing in South Africa. Statistics still show that 15% of our children in South Africa are malnourished. This often causes their growth to be […]