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Learning From Mistakes

I am the last one to think that I have all the answers or that I have succeeded in ministry and that you should listen to what I have to say. Honestly, the best way I know to help you is to point out where I think I have needed help as a missionary and […]

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Rent or Buy & Soccer

As of now, a place to rent hasn’t opened up for the new church plant.  It seems that rentable space is very limited.  We will continue to search, but it may come to the place where we need to buy property.  I’m really hoping we can keep the cost down the first year by just […]

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The New Church Plant Update

We are still in search for a place to start the church.  There is a meeting this Saturday with a family who may be willing to rent us their house.  Please be in prayer that we will walk through the doors the Lord opens. The two areas we are wanting to start churches in are […]

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Possible building…..not so much

Yesterday, I was able to contact the owner of a building we were interested in renting for the new church plant.  It was a run down looking building that didn’t look like it was being used at all.  We went by earlier in the week, and the young son said his dad was interested in […]

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Coffey Family September 2014 Prayer Letter

Delay…. Probably.  Please continue to pray.  The location we planned to use for the new church plant fell through this past week.  One of the owners was worried the community would be upset with a church being started in the neighborhood, and wouldn’t give us the go ahead.  We’re not sure if this is a […]

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Coffey Family August 2014 Prayer Letter

Prayer Request Our first church plant the 1st of Sept. Right location for the new church Souls saved & faithful men Our language learning.  We still have a long way to go.  Starting the new church will definitely push us more in the right direction. More Highlights Amy and I sang our first Xhosa special […]

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Coffey Family May 2014 Prayer Letter

Prayer Request That we find the right piece of land for Wells Estates Baptist Church For Amy and I to learn the language For two of the pastors we are helping go full time:  Pastor Thami & Pastor Ntobeko For our missions teams coming in June and July Highlights All travel expenses of our trip […]

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Land!

We arrived home yesterday after a long month of being in the states.  Actually, I was the only one in the states for a month, but my family joined me for the last 2 weeks.  The Lord blessed in an incredible way during our time.  Individuals and churches went above and beyond helping our family during […]

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Big City, More Churches

I am going to put this in the most simple terms. This is a big city. Large portions of it do not have a Gospel preaching church. God has sent my family and several other families here to see the people by making sure there is a church in every community. So here is how […]

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