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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 […]

Tract for distribution following Paris attacks

3 March 2016 | by Bixby

In our December prayer letter, we informed you that we were working in conjunction with our mother church to prepare a special tract written specifically for Saint-Denis residents following the fear-inspiring Paris attacks and raid at Saint-Denis last November. An initial distribution in a number of neighborhoods in Saint-Denis was held on December 28. Since […]

Literature Fund Update

17 October 2014 | by Bixby

France recently passed a law that makes it a crime for any online bookstore to sell books at a discounted rate. The price you see printed on the back cover? That’s the price we have to pay! This makes good French literature a pain to the pocketbook. That’s where the French Christian Literature Fund (FCLF) […]

French Christian Literature Update

20 May 2014 | by Bixby

Here’s a note of thanks we just received from someone who had been given the book Relationships: A Mess Worth Making by Timothy S. Lane and Paul David Tripp. I thought it might encourage those who have helped us with this ministry and maybe inspire you to give so we can continue to distribute good […]

Bibliology class in Lille

24 January 2014 | by Bixby

Last Monday morning (January 20), I took a train from downtown Paris north to the city of Lille. The purpose was to teach two days of classes on Bibliology at a small, part-time Bible institute there. (This trip was actually for just the second part. I had taught the first part in September of last […]

“Read It to Seize It”, Session I

23 January 2014 | by Bixby

As we told you in the last blog post, our first Bible reading seminar, titled  “Lire pour Saisir” (or, Read It to Seize It), was held last Saturday, January 18. I had the privilege of teaching this first session to about 45 participants. Just to recap, here are the two main objectives we have established […]

Bible Reading Seminar

16 January 2014 | by Bixby

One of the great challenges for any Christian at any stage of life is learning to read and understand the Scriptures so that one can truly hear and understand the thoughts that God has expressed to His children. One of our burdens for French Christians is to encourage those who may be less well equipped […]

Christmas activities: Fellowship in our home

15 January 2014 | by Bixby

In addition to some of the extra holiday events we have already mentioned which took place outside our home, we were also pleased to be able to open up our home on several occasions during the Christmas season for fellowship with other believers. American Christmas gathering On Monday evening, December 23, we enjoyed an American gathering […]

Christmas activities: Cookies & neighbors

11 January 2014 | by Bixby

Christmas is a great opportunity thrown in our lap to speak openly to the culture around us about Christ and His mission on earth. We were able to give out a plate of homemade cookies and La Nativité : Pourquoi ?, a book by David Jeremiah (in English: Why the Nativity?) to Micaiah and Miriam’s […]

French Christian Literature Fund update

23 October 2013 | by Bixby

We are thankful for the money that has been given to the French Christian Literature Fund. Over the summer one of our supporting churches (Friendship Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC) raised more than $400 during their VBS for the fund. Some of that money has already been used to purchase children’s books to distribute. Most […]