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Letter regarding potential building purchase

20 October 2017 | by Bixby

Below is a letter that seeks to explain our current situation as we look toward the possibility of purchasing a building for our church plant. It is from a friend and fellow church member Vincent Dormieux, a French businessman who is part of the leadership in our mother church at Saint Denis. We trust it will help you better understand the opportunity […]

Building update

29 September 2017 | by Bixby

September 29, 2017 Dear friends, We thank the many who prayed regarding an important meeting we had yesterday concerning the possible purchase of a church building. For those who are interested, I’m including below the report I wrote last night to our church people (translated into English, of course). If you want to know more […]

Some spring activity before we hopped into summer: June

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 … June 3-5: Tim preached and our entire family attended a […]

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  

Group Bible Studies

30 November 2016 | by Bixby

I recently finished another series of evangelistic Bible studies in the home of one of our church families (whose apartment overlooks the Seine river). One of the unsaved participants wrote us later to say thank you “for the time you take to share you faith and particularly for the study last night. I was very […]

Fall “Discovery Meetings” in new location

24 November 2016 | by Bixby

We have held our last two “Discovery Meetings” in a new location: the unused restaurant of a local hotel in the neighboring town of Garges-lès-Gonesse. By way of reminder, these Discovery Meetings are special evangelistic services held on Sunday afternoon. Over the course of the last year and a half, we have held more than 10 […]

Mission Team from Cleveland Park Bible Church

20 August 2016 | by Bixby

CPBC Team, July 8-18: Deuteronomy 4:9 contains one of many admonitions in Scripture to look back and remember what God has done, being sure to recount His works to the generations to come: “Only take care, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things that your eyes have seen, and lest they depart […]

Bible studies and discipleship opportunities

22 March 2016 | by Bixby

It’s been a while since we have updated you on some ongoing Bible study opportunities with specific individuals, and so here is a quick recap on several. We’d like to thank you for having prayed for many of these individuals already, and hope that this update will inform and encourage you so that you may continue […]

First Worship Service in Sarcelles

15 October 2015 | by Bixby

The Lord blessed us with a good first morning corporate worship service this past Sunday at the same restaurant in which we have had the Discovery Meetings (one Sunday afternoon per month). There were 37 present by our count. From that number, six were local contacts we have made through the new work, two of […]