Posts by Mike Martin

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22.6.5 Mark Boyd update

by Mike Martin

Dear Praying Friends, thank you so much for praying for my trip to the USA. I visited 12 churches in 4 states within 18 days. It was a whirlwind of a trip (2400 miles driven) and such a blessing to reconnect with so many of you. I was glad to get back home again to […]

22.6 BCH granny homes

by Mike Martin

Children in Grace’s Home Worshiping Reading Their Bibles Outside at the GEM Farm Zambia Granny Homes Steven is the grandson of Jeni. Has been inseparable from his Grandma since birth, when his mom had left him with Jeni after his father had abandoned the family. In Zambia, there are many families with a “lost generation”. Grandparents […]

22.6.20 Boyds in Germany bus evangelism

by Mike Martin

Dear Praying Friends, We have our evangelistic bus outreach today through Wednesday. Wow, what a day. God blessed with beautiful weather, a nice breeze, and so many who were ready to hear the gospel. We have been able to share Christ with so many people today. We have been doing a questionnaire about “Life is […]

22.6.25 Hoffs: new expanded responsibilities

by Mike Martin

Greetings, praying friends! Recent ministry opportunities have included: April 10 – Reporting to a supporting church April 24 – Meeting with a church regarding their need for revitalization help May 22 – Filling the pulpit at a CBM church plant May 24-26 – Hosting 10 teenagers from a local Christian school at the CBM office for […]

22.6.28 Boyds, son married

by Mike Martin

FAMILY NEWS June 8, 2022 We are pleased to announce that Lucas got married last Saturday to Clarissa Hoffman in Ames, Iowa. We have enjoyed being in the U. S. to spend time with family and with 1st Baptist of Hibbing and our sending church in Ames, CrossRoad Baptist. Lucas and Clarissa will live in Ames […]

22.5.25 Chiesa update

by Mike Martin

PDF and photo below. Dear Prayer Partner,                                                   May 25, 2022 Neither of us had a clue we would be talking about babies on our 24th anniversary date! Unfortunately, as the […]

22.5.25 Miller update

by Mike Martin

May 2022  To Our Prayer Force,  Thank you so much for praying, as God is answering your prayers! For example, in previous Prayer Letters, we’ve asked you to pray that some students would talk to us at our literature table – a second  time. Well, several weeks ago, AHMED stopped by our literature table & […]

22.5.20 BCH update

by Mike Martin

May 20, 2022 Prayer & Praise Visit our website Thank you for your continued prayer for our ministry partners and children in care. Here is a brief update: Myanmar The war continues to devastate Myanmar. We receive notifications of entire villages being set on fire, people continuing to flee to the forest, and even friends […]

22.4 Miller

by Mike Martin

April 2022  To Our Prayer Force,  For over 40 years, we’ve sat at literature tables. Not surprisingly, this semester we’ve talked to more gays & transgenders than ever before. After we talk, tears often well up in my eyes (cf. Luke 19:41 – Jesus wept over Jerusalem), as the students are so desperately in need of […]