Author: malouandgareth

2019 July update

Gareth recently spent a week with Oak Hall in Lake Bled, Slovenia, a beautiful country adjoining Austria that was part of former Yugoslavia. One highlight was meeting with a lively, growing local church. This was particularly significant in a country

2019 June update

Tomorrow, (June 1), we will drive to France, a country closer to our home in London than Wales or the north of England yet, according to the 2010 edition of Operation World, while 80% of French people have never handled

2019 May update

Greetings from Dubai which we leave in a few hours’ time for India, the 4th and final country of our 7 week ministry tour. We already have a kaleidoscope of memories and feel great gratitude to God for good health

2019 April update

Greetings from Lae in PNG (Papua New Guinea), a Melanesian country of about 8 million people. With approximately 830 languages (20% of the world’s total), it is the most ethno-linguistically diverse nation in the world. Last Sunday, at the Lutheran

2019 March update

‘I am not afraid of failure; I am afraid of succeeding in things that don’t matter’. William Carey (1761-1834) The end of the coming month will see us ministering for the first time in Papua New Guinea (PNG). A visit

2019 February update

Feb 1-11 Logos Hope in Valparaiso, Chile (www.gbaships.org/en) ‘It is my chief duty every day to ensure that my soul is happy in God.’ George Müller (1805-1898). After collecting quotations* for almost 40 years amounting to over 38,000 words and

2019 January update

GREETINGS FROM CABIN #744 onboard MV Logos Hope where we are into the second day of a one week voyage from Guayaquil in Ecuador to Antofagasta in Chile. En route, we are sailing past the entire length of Peru’s coastline.

2018 December update

We returned late last night (Sat Dec 1) from Belgrade after another intensive fortnight of over 50 meetings/lectures, all delivered via Serbian interpretation. On December 11, we shall join MV Logos Hope in Guayaquil, Ecuador for 2 months. In addition

2018 November update

Viewing the distant Himalayas at sunrise from our bed in Kathmandu last week was an inspiring way to start each day. With 8 of the world’s 10 highest mountains found in Nepal, the nation is a magnet to mountaineers and

2018 October update

In 10 days’ time, we leave for India and Nepal. Following an invitation, we have a number of engagements in India, including services in a church on Sunday and later with pastors and leaders. Malou will be involved in a