Michael on August 26th, 2016

We recently concluded our Stoneworks All-Ministries Conference. We met at Camp Gideon in Estonia. While the weather wasn’t so great the fellowship was wonderful. All our partners attended except for Liz Sukhovskaya who was in the USA about to have a baby. Stoneworks board members Jill Tyson, Kirk Wassmann, Larry Heller and Mike Cantrell also […]

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Michael on June 19th, 2015

Our time in the States is coming to an end. Olga and Valerie went to Russia on Monday and I will go to Russia tomorrow. This has certainly been a bittersweet visit. It has been great to see so many family and friends, and Mom’s funeral went as well as anyone could hope. After the […]

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Michael on April 20th, 2015

  Now THAT is a birthday picture. Valerie has just about the most birthday parties of any person I’ve ever seen. Even though her birthday is in July, we decided to throw a party now so she could share it with her friends here in Athens, GA. We met at my dad’s farm, and part […]

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Michael on October 5th, 2014

Here’s another video from my new toy — from a few days ago, a hyperlapse of a drive in Estonia:

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Michael on August 3rd, 2014

July – what a good month. At Camp Elama in Russia we served with a team from Austin, Texas helping run a camp for at-risk mothers and their children, then we were at Camp Gideon in Estonia with a team from Athens, Georgia helping run a camp for children with disabilities (above). It was great […]

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Michael on April 19th, 2014

The following letter was sent from Bishop Eduard Khegay and Bishop Christian Alsted calling the church to prayer concerning the difficult situation in Ukraine and how it affects Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland. Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Phil.1:2) In a time of turmoil and […]

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Michael on February 21st, 2014

I’ve just had a nice visit to Estonia. It was very nice to have a quite leadership meeting with Artur, Andres and Ursula. I hope to have some very good news about Sunbeam in the near future. Artur always seems to have some great plan in process . . . . When I travel, our […]

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Michael on October 20th, 2013

Well, well. Autumn is here and we put on winter tires just in time; we’ve just seen the first snow of the season. The picture above was taken a week ago at a park in St. Petersburg and many of the leaves have now fallen. It’s been a glorious Autumn. After a tremendous amount of […]

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Michael on February 22nd, 2013

Everything is in great shape at Sunbeam. I’m visiting Estonia for few days and just had a nice meeting there. The video below is of the Green Room, where most of the work has been done recently. God has built a good team of leaders. I’m very happy to partner with board members Artur Põld […]

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Michael on February 15th, 2013

This is fun and handy. I’ll probably come back to it often, since I’m often making calls to various parts of the world: St. Petersburg, Russia / Worldwide Time Clock Viewer (click on map to view time)

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