Watkins June 2020 Update

Watkins June 2020 Update

“Thankful” is a simple but profound word we use when something is better than bad or just an improvement of what we had. We are finally out of quarantine after our trip to the US from Poland, and Myra’s health continues to improve. The current diagnosis and prognosis...

Watkins May 2020 Update

Surprise! We are in the US a month earlier than planned, and here is the story, a short Covid- 19 adventure. We had originally planned a summer trip to the US starting the end of May, but Myra was hospitalized again with some secondary health issues two weeks ago....

Watkins April 2020 Update

It’s not easy to start a missionary update amidst a pandemic lockdown but suffice it to say that you are most likely reading this from home. And if you were not home, you couldn’t easily open this email on your phone with rubber gloves, our collective “new normal.”...

Watkins February 2020 Update

What would you do if tourists came into your church service and began taking photos of yourbuilding and service? Not only this, but their guide would be eloquently narrating to them thehistory of your church in hushed tones. And then they would walk out with awkward...

Watkins January 2020 Update

This newsletter doesn’t begin with a clever title like “20/20 vision for 2020,” which I hope you appreciate, but we do hope you had a blessed Christmas with loved ones and that God warmed your hearts with renewed faith, hope, and love. We enjoyed a wonderful visit...

Watkins December 2019 Update

An interesting thing happens after studying a language – in my case, Russian – for over 30 years. You can actually read it! I was surprised on our recent second trip to Tbilisi, Georgia that I was able to read a text in Old Church Slavonic which is like Gothic Middle...