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...

Watkins November 2019 Update

This month marks the 30th anniversary since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and today marks the National Independence Day of Poland, but these times of remembrance deserve some explanation. You see, the Berlin Wall didn’t actually “fall.” The wall was torn down by those...
Watkins October 2019 Update

Watkins October 2019 Update

We skipped our September update because we were in transit back to Poland, so we have much to report in our October update. As I I write this, we are on the train from Ukraine to Poland after a very significant ministry week in L’viv and Ternopil. Myra and I...
Watkins Update – March 2019

Watkins Update – March 2019

I like “go-in-g!” If Forrest Gump were a missionary instead of a cross­-country runner, you might ask him why he became a missionary: “God told me to go, so I wen­t.” But why are you still a missionary? “Because I like go-­in-­g.” But Forrest, isn’t so...