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Some spring activity before we hopped into summer: April

19 July 2017 | by Bixby

The last six months have been a whirlwind in many ways, and we have had very little discretionary time to post anything about all that’s been going on here. And now we are presently in the thick of preparing for our 9-week summer furlough. So without further adieu, we’ll give you a few pictures to […]

Summer 2016 Overview

15 August 2016 | by Bixby

Well, it’s been a while since we’ve been able to update this blog with some of our goings-on, because we’ve been a little too caught up in living through the goings-on (particularly with summer visitors!). But with summer nearly over now, it’s time we took a few minutes to catch you up. Below is an […]

Weekend trip to Bordeaux

29 July 2014 | by Bixby

Editor’s note: This post was written before our most recent activities (nine days with a mission team from North Carolina) but is just now finally being published. Check back soon for more news about the busy week that followed this weekend in Bordeaux. School vacation began the evening of July 4th. This fact, coupled with […]

Week in Bordeaux

30 October 2013 | by Bixby

The children are presently in the middle of a two-week school holiday, called “All-Saints vacation” because it surrounds the November 1 All-Saints day. On Tuesday, October 22, we boarded the train at the CDG airport (with our large-family discount cards, training was cheaper than taking the van) and traveled down to Bordeaux for the week. […]

International Praise and Fellowship Service

4 July 2013 | by Bixby

Sunday afternoon, June 23, we held our first ever “international praise and fellowship service.” The idea came about as a result of the benefits we have experienced from knowing and interacting with Christian friends outside our own local community of believers. We are personally blessed with a rather broad network of believing friends. It’s a […]

Baugham/Pinner visit

22 June 2013 | by Bixby

Last week we were privileged to host a supporting pastor and his wife, Brad and Becky Baugham, along with a couple from their church Brian and Tessa Pinner. The main purpose of their coming to Europe was for the four of them to participate in series of Bible conference/evangelistic meetings in Austria and Germany. With […]

Church retreat 2013

3 May 2013 | by Bixby

Last week, our small church here in Pessac had a two-night/three-day retreat just outside the town of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, which is one of the oldest surviving medieval towns, dating back to at least the 9th century. The town was invaded in 1212 during the Albigensian (or Cathar) Crusade initiated by Pope Innocent III. The English again […]

Formation biblique

24 April 2013 | by Bixby

Last Saturday I taught the first of three classes (one a month) on the topic:  “The Place of Man in the Plan of God” (also known as “The Doctrine of Man” or “Anthropology”). It was a smaller class than the one that I taught two years ago on Bibliology as part of the same program. […]

Easter weekend 2013

5 April 2013 | by Bixby

God in His goodness has brought us through another joyful resurrection celebration. While every Sunday is (or should be) a celebration of Christ’s resurrection, I find it helpful to have special occasions in which we celebrate everyday realities. A lot has happened in our lives since Easter 2012. This year we were back in the […]


27 March 2013 | by Bixby

Last Saturday (March 23, 2013) the church here in Pessac hosted a wedding. The young man is a Mexican here in France working on and pursuing a doctoral degree. The young lady is French, from a town about 2 hours south of Bordeaux. While the couple had been very eagerly and yet patiently awaiting this […]