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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More Building

Here lately, I’ve felt that most of my life has been about building projects, which for me isn’t a bad thing. I love building, or better said, I love organizing the building and watching others build.  It’s been neat seeing the walls go up on New Life Baptist Church.  We are hoping to have the […]

New Life Building from Start until Present


Building without Delay

Over the past two weeks, $15, 600 came in to help with the building of New Life Baptist Church.  This has enabled us to continue building without any major delays.  We are grateful to those who gave, and want to thank the Lord for bringing the funds in so quickly.  We are hoping and feel pretty […]


New Life Building from Start to Present



January 2015 Coffey Family Prayer Letter

The quote for building materials for all the walls on the first floor of New Life Baptist Church comes out to 48,790 rand which is about $4,435.  This will be the cost once we have the foundation completed, which will include a single garage-size basement.  For months, I have been mentioning this church, and our […]

Pastors Dec 2014

Coffey Family December Prayer Letter

Our family hopes everyone had a terrific Christmas and want to wish everyone a happy new year.  We are thankful for your involvement that allows us to do the work of the ministry.  It’s hard to believe 2014 is coming to an end, but we are excited about what is before us.  As we look […]

Ministry Wisdom

My Director, Jeff Bush, just sent out some great notes from a class that my Pastor, Austin Gardner, was teaching at the Our Generation Training Center. The notes were a great challenge to me, especially where I am in ministry right now. I hope they will help you as they did me. Key to Making […]


Coffey Family November Prayer Letter

Our family moved over to Wells Estates Baptist Church about three weeks ago.  Since we have been in South Africa, we have been based at Madiba Bay Baptist Church.  We made the move to Wells because it’s about a 10 minute drive from where we hope to start the new church. This will enable us […]

Funeral Arrangements for Stephen’s Dad

Viewing for  Larry Underwood will be Monday, November 3, from 5-8 at Ponders Funeral Home in Dalton, GA. (Off the by-pass) The funeral will be Tuesday at 10am at McFarland Hill Baptist Church in Dalton, Ga. Thank you all again for your prayers!


Please Pray for the Underwood Family

We received news from our team member, Stephen Underwood, that his father unexpectedly passed away in his sleep this past Saturday morning.  Please be praying for Stephen and his family.  His dad was only 55 years old and this was very unexpected.  I believe the funeral will be Tuesday morning at McFarland Hills Baptist Church […]