Merry Christmas!


It’s almost Christmas! May you and your loved ones enjoy this special season of celebrating our Saviour’s birth. May your celebrations be filled with peace and with much joy! We are so grateful for all the wonderful people God has brought into our lives. We...

Thankful to be part of growth in Guatemala


What a privilege we have to be part of the incredible things that are happening in Guatemala through Impact Ministries! We hear about children responding to the love of Jesus, and this response is followed by transformation in their lives. They move from despair to...

Thankful Hearts


It seems the fall season is a time of thankfulness and reflection. We are so thankful as we remember our daughter Jennifer’s beautiful wedding day in late September. We were thrilled that Les was here from Guatemala to officiate. Jenn and Josh are a perfect...

A Place to Belong


In a lot of ways, it is no surprise that my heart beats so strongly for children to have a sense of belonging. Adoption has been part of my family’s story as I grew up with both adopted and biological brothers and sisters. My heart...

Off to Guatemala


In just a few days I’ll be off to Guatemala! As you know, I love to be there and really enjoy the people and the culture. It truly is a privilege to be involved with Impact Ministries and to see so many positive things happening....

A Weekend with a Missions Focus


Each year Impact Ministries, along with many other missions, is part of Missions Fest, a weekend dedicated to focussing on missions. This year Impact Ministries was at three of these conferences – in Vancouver, Winnipeg, and Edmonton, where we had the opportunity to tell people...

Happy New Year!


It is now 2018! May It be a year filled with much joy. May thankfulness rise up in our hearts and flow through the words that we speak. Happy New Year!

Josh and Jenn’s Engagement


We are incredibly excited and thankful for Josh and Jenn’s engagement on December 9th. We celebrate with them and look forward to much fun and preparation for the big day. As with all of our children, since Jennifer was born, we have prayed for her....

Peace flooded in after Hurricane Irma


This past week, I was eyewitness to some of the incredible upheaval that Hurricane Irma left behind in Florida. As one of five volunteer chaplains, I spent last week in Naples, Florida. We met people from various walks of life. The stories were all similar...

Summer Memories of Guatemala


This summer brought us many things for which to be thankful. One of these was our trip to Guatemala in July with our Impact Ministries Canada staff. The people that God has given us to work with, both in the way of staff and of...