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WorldEvangelism.net

I was privileged to write a highlight on missions in South Africa for the new blog WorldEvangelism.net. Take a look if you have a few minutes. It’s a little longer than I usually write, but there are some pictures:) Maybe they will let me write again if I can get you guys to read 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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Amy & Selah

Surprise!

Yesterday, my wife surprised her sister, and pretty much everyone else from our family and home church by flying in to see our newly born niece, Selah.  Thanks to a faithful supporter, my wife was able to be with her sister, Stephanie Cornwell, right after the birth of her new baby girl.  We were hoping […]

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Bassham Family

Update on Baby Grace Bassham

Many prayers were answered this past week when little Grace Bassham checked out of NICU and the hospital in Bangkok, Thailand on Monday morning.  The Bassham family are grateful for all that sent financial support, but they are even more grateful for the many prayers that were prayed for the new little baby. The infection […]

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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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Baby Grace

Pray and Give for Baby Grace in Thailand

Yesterday, I wrote about our good missionary friend’s Philip and Lori Bassham new little baby Grace.  She was born on Monday and everything looked good for a little while until she started having problems breathing.  The Doctors feared she may have the Step B Infection.  They moved her to NICU and put in an incubator and […]

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Two Minute Underwood Update Aug 2014

Last week, I explained the way that the Xhosa people conduct their funeral ceremonies and customs. This week, I would like to follow up with an experience we were amazed to encounter during our survey trip in June of this year! We were able to witness a traditional Saturday while on our survey trip in […]

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August 2014 Prayer Letter: Reflections From Our Survey Trip

It’s almost here! We are but 31 days away from kickoff! For many of us, our favorite time of the year is quickly approaching. It means cooler weather, cooking hamburgers and hotdogs over a bed of coals, and… Saturdays in the South, especially throughout the fall are know for one thing…FOOTBALL! (SEC specifically… cough* cough*) […]

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Children's Crusade

July 2014 Coffey Family Prayer Letter

Prayer Request For our two college interns that will be here until August. That we find the right piece of land for Wells Estates Baptist Church For Amy and I to learn the Xhosa language Bible studies to go well for Pastor Sipho at Kwadwesi (location of the new church plant) – Over 20 professions […]

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Underwood Family July 2014 Prayer Letter

Molweni bafundisi (Xhosa for Greetings Pastors),! ! Over the next serval prayer letters and updates, I would like to highlight the events of our survey trip to South Africa and share with you the opportunities God has given us to minister to a neglected people!!! Ashlee and I arrived in Port Elizabeth midday on a […]

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