The Underwoods

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My wife, son, and I are currently serving the Lord as church planting missionaries to South Africa. Our hearts’ desire is to reach, train, and encourage folks all over the world to accept Jesus Christ as their personal Savior, and train others to do the same.

Recent blog posts written by The Underwoods

Underwood Family January 2017 Prayer Letter

It’s the start of a new year and I am excited about the opportunities God is giving up to better serve Him! School has begun for Peyton; and Ashlee and I are still plugging away in language school! Last week, I gave the announcements at the close of service. I know that doesn’t sound like […]

Underwood Family January 2016 Prayer Letter

Happy New Year! I’m not sure I have the words to express the excitement I am feeling as we enter 2016! All I can think about is the fact that this is the year we leave for the field!! Last month, we watched as God supplied SIX new partnering churches! We presented and preached in […]

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October 2015 Underwood Family Prayer Letter

I love this time of the year! God has truly blessed us and allowed us to be in many churches and mission’s conferences over the last couple of months! As we continue with mission’s conference season, I am constantly challenged and encouraged to get to the field as quickly as possible! At this moment, I […]

Saturday’s in South Africa (Out West)

Greetings from the West! It’s been an amazing week as we travel through Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado! God has blessed beyond my imagination and allowed us to present South Africa in SIX churches in just a week’s time! As we travel this part of our great nation, I’m reminded of the great need that […]

Saturday’s in South Africa (A Couple of Days Late)

Thursday through Saturday, Ashlee and I attended a much needed getaway at Vision Baptist Church’s marriage retreat! I am thankful for Pastor Gardner and Missionary Jim Roberts III for being used of God to challenge me as a husband and leader in my home! I appreciate their level of honesty and openness to talk to […]

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Saturday’s in South Africa 7/18/15

July has been a blessed and busy month so far! We have presented in some wonderful churches from Florida, to Louisiana, and now heading to the Carolinas for Sunday! I am extremely grateful that God allows me to have these opportunities to share our burden fro South Africa! Yesterday, we had some new family pictures […]

Underwood Family to South Africa: July 2015 Prayer Letter

Happy Independence Day! We are greatly encouraged and excited about God’s provisions this month! As we travel to Florida for Sunday’s meetings, I have been pondering the goodness of God in our lives! As we reflect on today, and what July 4, 1776 meant to us as a nation, I can tell you that I […]


Plan Your Missions Trip to South Africa!

Are you interested in planning a missions trip to South Africa?! I am beyond excited to be helping Pastor Nathan Gregory and Bath Baptist Church plan a missions trip to South Africa next summer! They have been working extremely hard to raise the funds in order to bring a group to our field and I […]

Pray for the Hogue Family!!

I’d like to ask each of you to earnestly pray with me for Pastor Todd Hogue’s family in Curwensville, PA! We were privileged to be a part of their church services this past Sunday to present South Africa.  Before the morning service, Pastor Hogue had explained that he would leave immediately after the service in […]

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Saturday’s in South Africa “The Abakwetha”

  Happy Father’s Day! Seven months ago, I preached my Dad’s funeral after he died of a heart attack at 54 years of age. At his funeral, I thanked God for my tears. I thanked him for giving me a dad that I cried for, a dad that I hurt for. I thanked God that […]