We look forward to our 8 weeks in the States. While time won't allow us to see everyone, we're thankful for the chance to see friends and family after more than 1 1/2 years away.
After these 8 weeks, we will fly to Ethiopia and begin our work at Bingham Academy. Yay! Although, moving to Africa is quite daunting. We have to bring everything for our family of 5 in 10 suitcases and 5 carryons. Everything. If everyone stays on board with our support, we should be fully funded for Ethiopia (some of you have asked). I'm sure once we get settled and involved in ministry, we will have additional ministry/set-up costs as well. Not to mention, we had to buy our airline tickets to Ethiopia on faith....we need $3750 in one-time gifts to cover these (Madrid to Addis Ababa). You can click on our 'Give' tab to find out more.
Please pray for us, especially during these next 5 weeks as we say goodbye to friends that have become very dear. Especially for the kids, as they can't process as well. Here are some pictures to bring you up to date on our lives.