The Coffeys

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The Coffeys are currently in language school learning the Xhosa language. The served for two terms in Peru, South America before returning to the States in 2005 to help plant Vision Baptist Church.

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Coffey Family November 2022 Prayer Letter

Prayer Requests  & Praise My friend Khaya trusted Christ as his Savior this past month. I’ve been having a weekly Bible study at his home for almost 2 months.  His two boys and their friends are also attending and we’re praying for many others to believe in Jesus. Khaya also brought 20 people with him […]

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October 2022 Coffey Family Prayer Letter

Prayer Requests  & Praise   10 Young People made professions of faith during a Soccer tournament this past week held at Camp Rhino. This event was organized by 3 of our Bible college students.  They promoted the event and also did all the preaching.  It was neat to see them in action. Close to 300 people […]

Bright and Exciting Days Ahead for VBM Africa

After more than 9 years since the day we landed in South Africa, we are reminded of how quickly time goes by and how much older we are becoming.  When I stepped off that plane being 37 years old, I already felt like I was getting a late start on the work that lay ahead.  […]

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Coffey Family August 2022 Prayer Letter

Prayer Requests & Praise I am currently discipling three new families that I don’t believe are saved.  Would you pray for their salvation?  They have been very open, but still need to realize that adding anything to Jesus is another gospel. Please pray for our son Chase and his wife Ashely.  Chase was recently in the […]

Coffey Family July 2022 Prayer Letter

Prayer Requests/ Praises My wife’s ear surgery seems to have been a complete success.  We won’t know for sure how much hearing she regained until next month, but things are sounding good, figuratively and literally:)  Thanks so much for your prayers.  Please pray for Missionary Katie Dilfer’s South African Visa.  She’s ready to come as […]

Mission Teams and South Africa Youth Home

We have had a great and full month here in South Africa. Mission Teams have visited from Ohio, Michigan, South Caroline, and now Georgie. A group from Tennessee will be here at the end of this week. “Group Season” is one of my favorite times of the year. God changed my life on a mission […]

Update on Amy’s Ear Surgery

As many of you know, Amy had surgery on her left ear on May 16th. She went in for the surgery at 7 am, but they couldn’t fit her in until around 1 pm. They finished the surgery at about 4:30 pm and I was able to take her home around 8 pm. It was […]

Coffey Family May 2022 Prayer Letter

Prayer Requests  Praise         My wife’s ear surgery was today.  Pray she will recover hearing in her left ear.  She had 20% hearing in that ear, but after surgery, the doctor hopes she will regain anywhere from 80-90% of hearing.  We won’t know for a week or so after the surgery how […]

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$14,500 Needed Toward our $45,000 Matching Donation for the Africa Youth Home

One of our ministry partners has committed to match up to $45,000 toward the purchase of the property and first house for the South Africa Youth Home. We praise the Lord that over $30,000 has been matched so far. God truly did some big things this week to make this a reality. I need to […]

$45,000 Matching Offering for the South Africa Youth Home!

One of our ministry partners has committed to match up to $45,000 toward the purchase of the property and house. Please pray this news will be met quickly. The cut-off date is May 7th. We were told another cash offer has been accepted if we aren’t able to come up with the funds. We are […]