January 2021

Dear Team Members, We are in a NEW YEAR, BUT our HOPE and REASON for living is not NEW. Our HOPE is EVER PRESENT because JESUS IS EVER PRESENT!!!!! HE has promised to “Never Leave us or forsake us.” Hebrews 13:5 And “Low I am with you ALWAYS.” Matthew 28:20.

January 2021

Riots, violence in the streets, many in the Church of Christ divided and caught in apathy, political upheaval, social unrest, a global pandemic, isolation, anxiety, racial tension, constant disappointment, loss of hope. The media has bombarded us with death statistics and dire predictions until, in order to survive emotionally, we have been forced to beContinue reading January 2021

December 2020

Dear Friends and Family, Merry Christmas from Yap, Micronesia! We love this time of year in the islands. There will be a lot of flying and events, but the joy of this season is infectious and keeps us going. Heidi continues to co-lead Ladies Bible Study with Queentina, our pastor’s wife every Wednesday. Right nowContinue reading December 2020

Christmas 2020

Christmas Greetings from Steve and Sandy Aholt, J ust several days before we celebrate Christ’s birthday, and we are writing to say “thank you” for your love, prayers, and support during our first year of retirement. Sandy is still employed with our local school district in providing meals for students. She has healed enough fromContinue reading Christmas 2020

Fall 2020

(written 10/31/20) This is the status of our country, Slovakia, and the headlines of the local newspaper last Sunday. We have been in lockdown mode for the last week and those who reside in Slovakia will undergo ‘voluntary’ testing this weekend. If people choose to not get tested, they need to continue with self-isolation forContinue reading Fall 2020

November 2020

Dear family and friends, “Ministry is the least important thing. You cannot not [emphasis added] minister if you are in communion with God and live in community.” Henri Nouwen