Watkins March 2021 Update

One of the most challenging kingdom endeavors is starting a new work from scratch, and I often encounter a blank stare when I explain the missionary preparation for a non-English-speaking country. In all fairness, preparing and sending someone might be no more...

Watkins January 2021 Update

    The “midnight hour” conjures up many thoughts. It could denote the final moments before dreaded doom or the most diffcult moments before a miraculous breakthrough. Just yesterday, it meant that I preached in the Lviv, Ukraine church service, which was 11 am their...

Watkins December 2020 Update

     I rarely repeat a theme in our updates, but this theme has been thrust upon us. I sent our last newsletter just after my stepfather, George Moore, passed away, and this update comes on the heels of my sister’s passing. Her name was Tammie Joyner, and she suffered...

Watkins November 2020 Update

     It is difficult to convey the assurance of God’s kingdom when the church and society are locked in the vice grips of deafening culture wars, each side in fear that this is the turning point of civilization. Yet a whisper in a whirlwind uttered by the right person...

Watkins Sept-Oct 2020 Update

Dear Friends, we pray that this update finds you well and encouraged during these uncertain times. It seems that nothing more can surprise us only to read in the morning news that one more thing has been shaken overnight. The writer of Hebrews contrasts the stability...
Watkins August 2020 Update

Watkins August 2020 Update

I often give brief updates on various individual endeavors as well as regional projects, but Iwant to take you to the field and show you what God is doing “behind the curtain.” For once,the “curtain” I speak of is not the Iron Curtain of the former Soviet Union, but...