David Richard Holten

David Richard Holten

David R. Holten, M.D. passed from this earth peacefully to heaven on September 16, 2019, with his wife of 59 years Bonnie, holding his hand. He had medical complications, including Parkinson’s, that finally took his breath away. David was born in Grand Forks,...
Equipping Nationals to Preach the Word

Equipping Nationals to Preach the Word

God is moving in incredible ways in Africa, Asia, and in Central and South America among Muslims, Hindus and others. His church is growing as people turn to the only One who can meet their deepest spiritual needs and restore hope in their lives. And God is also...
Training Pastors in the Peruvian Amazon

Training Pastors in the Peruvian Amazon

Tribal church. What comes to mind when you read those words? Primitive?  Drums made of animal skins?  Church services under the trees?  All the men checking their arrows at the door? All possibilities. What about untrained pastors? Education for these rural pastors is...
It all started in a boat

It all started in a boat

In the Philippines there are three churches on islands just off the northern coast of Samar. We refer to these small islands as the “inner islands”. These churches are interesting to visit and the faithfulness of their congregations is inspiring to most westerners....