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Update from the Becks in Cambodia

Dear Friends, Rainy season is here which means that it must mean ‘summer break’.  I know that for many of you this is a busy season but wanted to let you know how much we appreciate your faithful prayers and support.  Here are some highlights from the past season of ministry. Praises, Blessings and Prayer…

Cambodian Harvest May-June 2012

Being a part of a local church is not always easy. You can be deeply wounded by others, be frustrated with the direction the church is going, have personality conflicts, feel underfed and underappreciated, or just be plain tired-out. The Church, and each local expression, is full of problems because it is full of sinners…

Update from Lisa June 2012

Happy summer! (Well, at least to those of you in the northern hemisphere!) It has been amazing to reflect on God’s goodness as I have celebrated finishing my first year at Logos International School. Here are a few highlights from my past few months: -I completed my first school year at Logos! This year I…

BJ & Andrea Cambodian update

Dear Brother and Sisters, Blessings from Phnom Penh, Cambodia! It’s been a long while since our last update, but know that you all have been in our thoughts and prayers. There’s been a lot going on that we are excited to tell you about. For instance we have been blessed with another baby that our…

Flooding & Heaven

Dear Friends, Over twenty plus years of marriage and ministry I can always count on things getting interesting when Daren is away!  Recently was one of those times.  Daren had left for the week to attend the International Council meetings for ACTION in Manila and it didn’t take long for it to get REALLY interesting…….

Update from Lisa April 2012

Earlier this month, while much of the world celebrated Easter, Cambodians celebrated Khmer New Year. For local Khmer people, it is time to celebrate with friends and family. Some Khmer people even consider Khmer New Year to be their “birthday” and they consider themselves a year older after Khmer New Year. It is also a…

Update from Lisa Feb 2012

As I write “February” on the board each morning, I have to pinch myself and realize that it is actually February now. Having lived for 27 years in cold Canada, it is strange to be sweating and hot everyday in Cambodia! However, I thank God every day for the gift of warm weather and the…

Cambodian Harvest Jan 2012

Happy New Year! This past month has been a whirlwind of activity.  It started with the Shalom pastor’s training workshop, where Pastor Sopheak and I instructed several church leaders in the use of the Design for Discipleship books by the Navigators. I also taught two sessions on how to study the Bible—particulary on the relationship…

Cambodian Action Dec 2011

“Now Lord, You are releasing your bond servant to depart in peace, according to Your word; for my eyes have seen Your salvation, which You have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a Light of revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of Your people Israel.” Luke 2:29-32 We just want to be servants…

Cambodian Harvest Dec 2011

What is Christmas all about? In Cambodia, very few know the true meaning of Christmas, but many are interested.  This gives us a unique opportunity for the Gospel because we know what Christmas is about! The Shalom Churches (our ministry partners) have a Christmas outreach every year, targeting non-believers who are interested in hearing more…