An Immediate Need

Twenty or so years ago, I had a wonderful roommate and prayer partner as we served together in a Russian summer camp. Her name was Irina and she had traveled a long way from another part of Russia to join our team. When I moved to Russia in 2004, I tried to contact...

News From Liz

Dear Stoneworks family, We are 3 weeks into a new school year, but the Stoneworks reunion remains a bright spot in our memories of Summer 2018: fellowship, voices lifted in praise to God, and heartfelt testimonies. We left for the conference just a few days after...

News from Home

Dear partners in the Gospel, Greetings from St. Petersburg! We haven’t done a family update in a long time. In some ways, life goes on as you would expect for a family with 2 small kids (5 1/2 and 1 1/2 years). Andrei started teaching at a different university...

The Circle of Life Continues

I recently wrote about talking to friends from the orphanage and hearing about losses and changes in the staff. However, the circle of life continues. I may have mentioned before how having a small child has given me something new in common with many friends,...

Hurting Hearts

It has been a tough news month. And by that I mean too much of the tough stuff! Some events to make one rely on God and ponder eternity… Even when I went to the doctor for a prenatal visit a few weeks ago, the lady next to me in the waiting area had...