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 May 2021 Prayer Letter

2020 was the year we planned to open up Camp Rhino to year round camps.  Unfortunately, those plans didn’t work out like we wanted for obvious reasons, but 2021 is looking much brighter.   We held our first teen and junior camps in January and just finished another teen and singles camp at the end […]

Coffey Family March 2021 Prayer Letter

With summer camp season over, our crowds at Camp Rhino haven’t been as big, but we’re still busy as ever.  We’re using this down time to improve things around the camp which will make it safer for campers and staff. Not to mention our Bible College and Bible Institute classes are in full swing.  Currently, […]

February 2021 Coffey Family Prayer Letter

While traveling through much of South Africa that I’ve never visited before on our way to Mozambique, I’m reminded the need for the Gospel of Christ is great in places we didn’t even know about.   We are on our way to Maputo, the capitol of Mozambique.  We know of very little work being done […]

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Coffey Family January 2021

“These are crazy times” is quickly becoming the go-to cliche every where:). That’s definetely true for things in South Africa.  Because of higher Covid numbers here in South Africa, tighter restrictions have returned.  The closing of churches and not being able to sell alcohol are really the only things that have changed. We’re glad about […]

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2020 Coffey Family December Prayer Letter

Prayer Request Wisdom concerning Junior and Teen Camps in December and January at Camp Rhino.  Higher restrictions were placed on our province this past week that will probably change the way we do our normal camps.        Our churches here are struggling a bit, just as churches in the States, from Covid.  Our […]

The Coffey Family November 2020 Prayer Letter

We’re Home! This past month we received notice that because of the type of South Africa Visa we possess, we were now allowed to return to South Africa. We secured our plane tickets and took off from the Atlanta airport on November 3rd around 9 pm. We landed in Cape Town, South Africa on November […]

Going Home

We have anticipated this announcement for quite some time now. What we thought would be a short trip back to the States for our oldest son’s wedding, turned into something much longer. We were supposed to return to South Africa on July 12th, but South Africa locked down their borders and kept us from going […]

October 2020 Coffey Family Prayer Letter

South Africa borders are finally open! Well, sort of… They opened to every country on October 1st, except for those they put on their “blacklist” as a high-risk nation with COVID infections (a total of 54 countries btw). As you may have guessed, the US is on that blacklist. We have two possible options to […]

Exciting Announcement: Coffey Family September 2020 Prayer Letter

Download PDF Prayer Requests & Praise Please pray the South African borders will open so we can get back home.  We are hoping we don’t have to stay in the States past October.  We were supposed to fly back on July 12th.We are continuing to help pastors and their families with food in Uganda, Kenya, […]

Coffey Family August 2020 Prayer Letter

Prayer Request & Praise  We have finished the building for Vision Baptist Church, our forth church in South Africa.  It is located in an area of Kwadwesi Extension.  This is where we have had a Bible study for the last couple of years. Please pray the South African borders will open so we can get back […]