Our September 2018 Prayer Letter

Dear Friends, Retreat in Trieb Sixteen of us gathered for six days in the ancestral home of the Benecke family in Oberfranken (northern Bavaria) for a retreat on discipleship, and the fruit of discipleship—the formation of Christlikeness in the inner life....

Then and Now

Forty or so years ago a number of churches invited Fritz Schuler, the leader of Operation Mobilization, Germany to visit and speak about missions. He asked George and I to join him for a series of meetings. As we travelled together he suggested that I...

Logos was in Bangladesh

Those were the days! This photo just landed in our Inbox. It was 1972, MV Logos was in Bangladesh & Dr Harawatiki (white hair) the ship's doctor was visiting remote villages, hosting medical clinics. Kertstin Littlejohn, in the blue dress, was the...

Interview with Fontis Verlag

The end of our interview. Tina Schmidt asked Hanna gentle, penetrating questions about the past. Fontis Verlag, the publisher of Meine Krone in der Asche just posted our talk, in German, on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6wzgKC5JX4

Unlimited Guest List

Seated around a table, enjoying friendship and food, pausing and noticing the other guests. Unlimited Guest List Oil Painting by Hyatt Moore

Book Reading in Germany

For all our friends who may live near the Odenwald: While we are in Germany next month, Hanna has been invited to read from Meine Krone in der Asche.

Learning to See Again

Have words in a book ever jumped out and hit you between the eyes? That was my experience this morning while reading, Learning to See Again, Chapter 2 of Only the Lover Sings, Art & Contemplation, written in 1952. “Man’s ability to see is in decline......

Claude Landmann Revealed the Holocaust Through the Memories…

Claude Lanzmann died a few days ago, July 5, 2018. His epic movie, “Shoah”, released in 1985, revealed the Holocaust through the memories of survivors, victims and perpetrators. While writing A Garland for Ashes, seeking elusive facts about my parents’...