We are so sorry that it has been so long since our last blog post. It has been a wild year already! We have been having a ton of fun, learning lots of new things, and continuing to grow in the Lord. What’s new? Well, Chris has now officially stopped attending language school, and he is now spending more time in the villages, learning on the go, and studying on his own. Homeschool is in full swing with Addie and Emma, so Whitney has been working hard with them while trying to wrangle in the two littler sisters, and manage learning the language also. We started opening up our home every Thursday night with an Open Table Night, our desire is to have an open invitation into our family and lives to all who would be interested. It has proven to be such an amazing time to be able to fellowship with Christians in our city, but also to have many new people who are not Christian come into our home and become a part of our family. We are excited to see what God does with this!
The fruit of Bill and Julie’s labor in the village is really incredible. Just last week, Chris met two people who couldn’t walk less than 2 months ago, but are walking now. One of them was also blind just 1 month ago; now he can see. There are two main groups in neighboring villages. The bulk of our work in the villages right now, other than simply learning and following along,