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Some spring activity before we hopped into summer: May

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. So without further adieu, we’ll give you a few pictures to at least hit the highlights … May 19: We had the joy of hosting in our […]

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 […]

Quick and tiring trip, but safely back in France

13 March 2017 | by Bixby

After a 5-day trip to the USA for the funeral services of my father, we are back at home in France. We are extremely tired, but grateful to God for all the grace He has poured out on us. Thank you for your prayers.

December news & events

4 January 2017 | by Bixby

Home school inspection: While we do not yet have the final results, we think the inspection went quite well overall on December 15. The inspectors were kind, and the Lord definitely helped Miriam as she responded to their questions. Thank you for praying. Christmas outreach: Thanks so much to those of you who prayed for […]

Video update

7 December 2016 | by Bixby

Below is a homemade video Ruth recently made in response to a request by a ladies missionary group. We hope it will give you a better glimpse into our lives and remind you to pray for us.   Password: trbixby.france  

September: Back to School

19 November 2016 | by Bixby

Once again, we are overdue in posting some news here, so it’s time to play catchup … La Rentrée des classes   Every one of our children faced a new educational setting this year, and while it took us a little time to get into the routine, all four have done well, the school year […]

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 […]

Update on home school inspection

4 June 2016 | by Bixby

We have now been in our new home for a little more than two weeks, and we finally received internet connectivity a few days ago. While we don’t have the all the boxes unpacked yet, we are trying to re-enter normal life and catch up on some things that were left behind in all the […]

In our new home!

21 May 2016 | by Bixby

We are very excited to report to you that the Lord has answered many prayers, and despite a number of potential obstacles nearly right up until the final closing, God has brought us all the way through and we are now in our new home! We were able to begin moving our things into a part of […]

Visit from the NC grandparents

3 March 2016 | by Bixby

Living on another continent from one’s grandchildren is a genuine sacrifice, but one that my (Ruth’s) parents have made unbegrudgingly. Their sacrifice is perhaps not as great as in the days of Adoniram Judson when air travel had yet to be invented and handwritten letters took months to cross the ocean. Skype, email and international phone plans do […]