Updates from the Wells Family

Small Group Leader Training

Hello Everyone, I hope you are all well that you’ve had a good start to your week.  It is good to have both Daren and BJ back in Cambodia, though I am glad that they were able to spend time with many of you in person and share about what has been going on here…

First Week of Language School!

Jim Rip Sua! Look (or Look Sdriey for addressing a woman) sok sabie chia tehh? (translated: Good day! Are you doing well Sir (or Madam)? Well, my first week of language school is over, and my brain is feeling like a little boy trying to drink from a fire hydrant. But I am learning (though…

Reflections from Cambodia

I have lived here in Cambodia for almost three years now, and for two and a half of those years I lived in a house with a group of Cambodian guys, forming a discipleship house for the purpose of training the young men who lived there to stand firm in the faith. I have now…

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from Cambodia! I hope you have a blessed Christmas day remembering the birth of Jesus – the One who gave us peace with God, the One who is our one and only Savior.

Nathan’s News vol. 9

It has been almost three years now since I left the States and came to serve in Cambodia. And as many of you know I was allowed to come here having only completed two years of college with the condition that during my time in Cambodia I would continue to evaluate my education and would…

Shalom Youth Camp

I wanted to send you a short update on a prayer request I sent out in my last e-mail update to you about the youth camp that BJ Lopez and I were going to be teaching at. The camp was the first annual youth camp put on by Shalom Cambodia (the Cambodian church that my…

Ratha’s Testimony

Hello everyone, I wanted to share with you the testimony of Ratha, one of the guys who live at the Discipleship House that was baptized last May. Ratha and his brother live at the house, and have lived there for about a year now.

Nathan’s News vol. 8

It has been a few months now since BJ and I traveled to India and Sri Lanka following the tsunami disaster, and I wanted to give you a short update on what things have been occurring since our assessment trip until now. The following update is from brother Anesh who is currently working with one…

Shalom Baptisms 2005

Hello Everyone, pic(center) This past Thursday was the second annual baptisms for Shalom Church (the church that my team and I attend). Four of the new guys from the house (Ratha, Rithy, Chanthea, and Dy – I will write more about their stories in future e-mails) were baptized along with 17 other people.

Post Youth Camp 2005

Camp is over – what a week! It was physically and mentally taxing week (speaking in Khmer, teaching in Khmer, lifeguard duty, having fun, playing games, plus not getting too much sleep tends to wear me out a little), but seeing so many youth come together brought so much hope and joy to my heart…