Mrs. Caroline Leinbach Woo, 45, went to be with the Lord in her new home in Winston-Salem on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. She was born on September 5, 1971 to William Leinbach and Rita Castleberry Leinbach in Winston-Salem, NC. She graduated from Wiley Middle, RJ Reynolds HS, and NC State. She participated in numerous intramural […]
With hope in the resurrection, I share with you that Sr. Nora Adam, widow of Br. Lorenz Adam, passed away this morning, January 28 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as a result of an aortic tear in her heart. The Adams served together both in the mission field and in congregations in the Northern Province. Nora and Lorenz served […]
Violence in village nearby Juquila has subsided. Hundreds in need of shelter and food. Juquila residence shot in during conflict.
The BWM received the message below from the family of Phil Raiford, a missionary partner serving in Mexico. After sending out the urgent call for prayer regarding gun violence in his community, this information follows up on that request and gives the sad details of this ongoing situation. We ask that you pray for Phil […]
Kelly Raiford, mother of Phil Railford, asks for prayers for the safety of her son (Phil), her pregnant daughter-in-law (Eunice) and grandson (Ian). Phil’s village in Mexico has been under attack resulting in the death of at least one person. At this time, she is not sure what the reason for the unrest and will be […]
It is fitting that as we celebrated the revelation of Christ among us on epiphany, Dr. John Gilliland went to be with his Lord. Dr. Gilliland served in Nicaragua and then spent four years at the Ahuas Clinic in Honduras. His whole life has been committed to this mission as he frequently sent support and […]
Things are happening at Ray of Hope! Our original 13 children have grown up. They are in high school or preparing to go to high school. We have 2 in college. Our vision this year is to accept 20 more children to join Ray of Hope and add appropriate staff. The local community leaders also […]
From Beyond Borders I sat with my friend, exhausted from a long day mixing cement and carrying buckets of it to make the footings for his house as the sun set outside a store in Juquila. We sat there reflecting on all of our hard work and our sore muscles. As we sipped our cokes […]
Robert Thiessen, a missionary in Mexico who works closely with Phil and Eunice Raiford, had back surgery and is recuperating well in CA. His wife, Anne Thiessen has been diagnosed with breast cancer. They are awaiting on the decision on where she should go for treatment. Please keep them in prayer.
God is good and everyday we have belongs to Him! These are simple words but something that Eunice and I have been reflecting on over the last few weeks. Even missionaries can get lost in all the things that need to be done. Raising a child, treating patients, growing vegetables, building relationships and just paying […]
Hot, hot, hot. January and February are the hottest months of the year. It averages about 100 degrees during the day. It is also the driest time of the year. We have to be very conservative with our water. We have to make it last until March. March starts our rainy season. Pray that we […]