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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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$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 […]

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Coffey Family March 2022 Prayer Letter

Would you consider committing $1000 to be one of the 100 churches to give towards the Africa Youth Home?  We are needing $100,00 by the end of April for this purchase.  It is the property right next to Camp Rhino, which makes it a very strategic location.   The asking price is around $113,000, and […]

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Africa Youth Home & Short Trip back to the States

For the month of April, I will be back in the States for our mission board’s annual orientation. I’m looking forward to being with all our Vision Baptist Mission’s missionaries on deputation and on furlough. Pray the Lord blesses this time. I’m also using this time to present the ministry of the new Africa Youth […]

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New Missionary Soon to Arrive…..we hope:)

Katie Dilfer is a missionary with BIMI coming to work with us here in South Africa. She’s almost completely raised all her financial support and purchased her tickets to arrive here as a full-time missionary on February 24th. My wife Amy (left) with Katie at the Addo Elephant Park Her only holdup at the moment […]

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