November 2023

Dear praying friends, The newsletter was finalized just moments ago, and I am thrilled to be sharing it with you here: 2023 Fall Newsletter. I’m pretty excited about the content, and am confident you will be too. The hard copies will be in the mail in about a week–for the first time in full colorContinue reading November 2023

October 2023

From the Desk of the President It is a beautiful October here in Flagstaff. October is my favorite month here in Northern Arizona, as the days are sunny and warm, the evenings cold, and the leaves changing colors are spectacular—especially the Aspen leaves.

June 2023

Thank you, praying friends, for your prayers for the IBC and Koppen families. Here are some answers to your prayers: We had a very uplifting celebration weekend. You can watch the video of Commencement here . The student awards and graduate testimonies (the most encouraging part) begin at 31:40. These were the BEST testimonies asContinue reading June 2023

May 2023

Dear friends, Normally I lead with school needs and occasionally end with a personal request, but tonight I need to get straight to the need for prayer for our daughter Abby:  Please pray for a successful surgery to install a stent and quick recovery. So many of you have prayed with us for so long;Continue reading May 2023

April 2023

I am so excited to tell you of an incredible answer to your prayers: Wednesday afternoon we finally got a diagnosis for our oldest daughter Abby. The recent MRI clearly showed that Abby has May-Thurner syndrome, which requires surgery to install a stent and life will often return to normal. We are waiting for aContinue reading April 2023

March 2023

Dear praying friends, Spring has sprung–but not very well! It is snowing again in Flagstaff…and it has been the second snowiest winter on record! We are so thankful for a wet monsoon season last summer and a wet snow season this winter–even though it has had quite an impact on my family in the aftermathContinue reading March 2023

Summer 2022

Dear friends and partners, See below for the summer prayer letter that was put in the mail last month. It is a privilege to advocate on behalf of Native staff, and this summer I am sharing about Christina Tree-Lasiloo and her new support-raising efforts. That is below the letter. A few current praises and prayerContinue reading Summer 2022

April 2022

Dear friends, Tuesday started normally for our family. I (Jason) was in Phoenix with the younger two kids (Angie and David) leading a board meeting for the Association of North American Missions. I first became aware of the fire danger via a friend’s Facebook post. Then Sarah began to text me and call me, and—almostContinue reading April 2022

April 2022

Indian Bible College Biblical. Relational. Transformational. From the Desk of the President April 2022 Dear friends, Thank you for your prayers for IBC! We are seeing some tremendous blessings in answer to your prayers: In my last update, I asked you to pray for our workshops at the Advancing Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) Conference inContinue reading April 2022

February 2022

Thank you for your prayers for the board meeting! It was a very meaningful few days as we worked through some important matters from/for IBC’s past, present, and future. I am extremely grateful for a wise and faith-filled board. And I am grateful for the prayer support of God’s people.

November 2021

Indian Bible College Biblical. Relational. Transformational From the Desk of the President November 14, 2021   First, some FAMILY news: Abby (our oldest) joined high school sports this year! She participated as a freshman in Flagstaff High School’s swim team (three pictures above). Despite her ongoing chronic pain issues, she persevered and performed every heatContinue reading November 2021

Late July Update

Dear friends and prayer warriors, I can’t believe the summer is almost gone! The Staff Retreat, which marks the beginning of the new school year for our staff and faculty, is just two weeks away!

May 2021

Planning to travel over 7,000 miles in the winter during a pandemic…what could go wrong?!? One of the great responsibilities of my job as president is to travel on behalf of the school; one of the great privileges is to travel with my family. Here is a “photojournal” of our trip a few months agoContinue reading May 2021