• The Road Leading Home

    I grew up on a farm in the rolling hills of eastern Iowa. We didn’t own the farm or the…

  • The Yalewane Miracle

    The day will be forever etched in my mind as the day an extraordinary, undeniable, miracle took place in the…

  • Influence is Leadership

    What Happened in Topeka?

    I sensed the Holy Spirit speak to me on April 21, 1990 while driving past an old school building in…

  • A One-Dollar Bill

    A One-Dollar Bill

    The morning after my high school graduation I moved to Minneapolis, MN. Summer classes were set to begin at a…

  • Scarcity and Resourcefulness

    March 2020 Dear Partners & Friends, In Cuba, those who attended Simply Sisters® events ranged from first-time visitors, Christians needing…

  • Places We Can’t Identify

    January 2020 Though we had hoped our daughter-in-law, Blair, would join us on a Simply Sisters® outreach soon, her tragic…

  • Abandoned and Abused – Celebrating “Women’s Day”

    October 2, 2019 Sheila and three other ladies will travel to Mexico City later this week. In cooperation with Operation…

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    They Can’t Afford to Miss it!

    My sincere thanks to those who have already helped make the upcoming trip to Egypt possible. I remain just $2,000…

  • Photo of Simply Sisters event in Buenos Aires

    Norma Arrived a Little Late

    April 2019 Dear Partners & Friends, Norma arrived a little late for our last tea in Buenos Aires. As our…

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    When My Life Changed

    The first mission team I led was to Argentina in February 1989. My life was changed on the flight home…