It has been a wild, crazy, and exciting three weeks on the field!
It was great to have Pastor Nathan Gregory and a group from Bath Baptist Church in Bath, MI with us for two weeks. I pray that the stirring of God for souls around the world will continue to motivate and drive them to reach folks with the gospel of Christ! May God raise up more laborers for His harvest through Bath Baptist Church!
Over the last several days, I have been working on setting up a bank account in South Africa, and also trying to obtain my traffic register number certificate… these have proven to be more difficult than expected!
One of the most exciting things to be a part of is what God is doing through the established churches here in Port Elizabeth! Yesterday, I was able to meet with some young guys and Jeremy Hall to learn new Xhosa songs, and invite folks in the area to Soweto Baptist Church! Seeing these young men hungry for the teaching of God’s word is amazing! Please pray with me that they will remain faithful and give their lives to serve our Great Savior!
I look forward to getting into a routine and starting language school in just a couple of weeks. Already, I have been laughed at, laughed at myself, and stumbled over “clicking” certain words. This is going to be great!
Please continue to pray with us as we serve Jesus in South Africa! We are living our dream!
Thank you for your prayers, love, and support of our family!
Your Missionaries to South Africa,
Stephen, Ashlee, Peyton, Eli, and Neyland
The Underwood Family