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Ministry in Japan April/May 2009

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009 by Donna Marttunen

Praying friends, We are boarding a plane in a few hours to head back to Victoria after nearly three weeks in Japan. It seemed like the clock raced forward as we spent time with our missionary units in the Japan Baptist Fellowship. The field itself is a team of FEBI and World Venture missionaries. We […]

Spring Trip 2008

Monday, May 12th, 2008 by Dave Marttunen

Dear Praying Friend, Our most recent trip was packed with adventure, challenge and the kind of outcome that humbled and satisfied us. Donna and I boarded a plane in Victoria to start a 42 hour trek to Pakistan. We left a cold spring behind and found something like ‘high summer’ in Shikarpur with temperatures reaching […]

November 2007 Prayer Letter

Monday, February 11th, 2008 by Dave Marttunen

November 2007. Praying Friend, Summarizing these last few weeks is no small task although it has delightful written all over it. Amazing, challenging, enriching, humbling, energizing, and exhausting, are all apt descriptors for what we saw and did. We boarded a plane late on a Monday afternoon and landed the next morning to Amsterdam , […]

July 2007 Prayer Letter

Monday, July 16th, 2007 by Dave Marttunen

We returned from our trip to South Africa on the Friday evening of July 6, so we are nicely adjusted back to life in Canada.  Both Donna and I seem to find less jet-lag flying west than east.  Our trip has the finger-prints of the Lord all over it as our plans changed and adapted […]

November 2006 prayer letter

Monday, November 27th, 2006 by Dave Marttunen

Dear Praying Friends; A beautiful housebound snowy Victoria day was all the motivation we needed to write all of you with our updates. In the last week of September Donna and I caught what seemed to be a day that never ended as we flew first to Toronto, then on to Bogota Colombia and finally […]