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Building update following second visit

21 October 2017 | by Bixby

Thank you for many expressions of interest and for your prayers regarding the recent building opportunity our church has been given. It has been more than a month now that in a conversation with the owner of the restaurant where our church presently meets, he mentioned that he had heard somewhere of a building that […]

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 […]

October: School vacation and family visit!

19 November 2016 | by Bixby

Our last catchup post overviewed our kids’ re-entry into school after summer vacation. Fast-forward six weeks later to October 19, and it was already time for their first two-week break! The activities for this school vacation had been put on the calendar months before, however, when Ruth’s little sister and her husband bought their tickets to […]

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 […]

Update following the Saint-Denis raid

18 November 2015 | by Bixby

Dear Friends, Due to the recent terrorists attacks in Paris and Saint-Denis, several have been asking about our safety. We want to thank you for your prayers and concern for us as well as our Christian friends. As many of you know, Friday night we were at the church building in Saint-Denis for a couples’ […]

First public meeting as a church

19 April 2015 | by Bixby

Today is a historic day in the “Val de France” community. While the Lord has yet not seen fit to give us our own building where we can start having regular church meetings, He did provide a restaurant that we can rent for occasional meetings, and this afternoon at 5:30 p.m. Paris time, our small group […]

Two prayer requests

4 April 2015 | by Bixby

You may remember our telling you of Farah, who was born again a year ago. She will be baptized in an afternoon service tomorrow, Easter Sunday, along with three or four other people at the Saint-Denis Church. She came to our home last Sunday night to go through her testimony with Ruth and me. Not having a […]

One City, Clashing Worldviews: the Charlie Hebdo affair

9 January 2015 | by Bixby

As I write this on Friday morning, there is a standoff going on between thousands of police and two militant Islamic brothers, responsible for the death of 12 innocent victims two days ago. The added interest for me, as a father of four children, is that this is taking place fewer than 10 miles from […]

Our new contact information

31 August 2013 | by Bixby

54 Rue Eduard Vaillant 95190 Goussainville France To call our home from the USA: 011 331 7493 6493 Here’s a aerial shot to show you how close we are (‘A’ marks our home) to the Charles de Gaulle Airport, which receives more than 168,000 travelers a day. This second shot is taken out our window […]

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 […]