New Things

This picture is from this past Sunday. It represents a big post-covid milestone for our church, Caribbean Christian Fellowship. We had live music! One of many changes that the pandemic brought was that the few people who felt comfortable leading worship at our church had moved away or were staying home indefinitely. Almost exactly one year since we first went online and changed to video worship, we had a volunteer step up. Chris Chu, a vet student from CA, who is very talented with guitar and singing. He has such a heart to serve and we are very blessed that God brought him here and called him to use his gifts in this way. For the last 5 or 6 years, Children's Church has been held in the office above our church. Child Evangelism Fellowship graciously allowed us to use their space. While we were grateful, we were also a bit cramped. I spent many Sundays reminding little fingers not to touch the office equipment and ministry supplies. At the end of February, CEF agreed to co-renting

Coming Up For Air - A New Year's Letter From Us to You

  If any year felt like treading water, it was 2020. I don't have to explain that to any of you. You can relate to many of the exact same things we have gone through: missing family, canceled plans, indefinitely delayed trips, unknown future, worry, stress, and still trying to maintain a stable life for our family. Throw the normal end-of-the-year rush on top of that, and the title of this post probably makes a lot of sense to you. Turtles can survive a fair amount of time under water. God made them that way, and He sustains us through these "underwater" seasons as well. Much of the last year felt a bit like drowning. Jesus has been there the whole time reminding us who holds us when the waves are crashing in.  A big difference in our experience of the last few months from yours is that we live on an island that has stayed relatively covid-free. We have the occasional imported case with new arrivals, but they are quarantined and St Kitts remains safe. That means that we c