Christmas 2015 News

Christmas is fast approaching and we are grateful for the chance to be with our girls this year. A pdf of our latest newsletter can be downloaded by clicking on the following link: Matzke Messenger – December 2015 Please let us know if you have any trouble reading the file. Merry Christmas! Tim and Martha

Share

A short phone call

This morning I called Solomon Airlines to ask if Tim’s flight would be coming in from Vanuatu. I was surprised when they said it was due in around 1 pm. A while later I received a phone call from Tim. He is fine and he was letting me know that the airport in Port Vila […]

Share

Cyclone Pam

This week, Tim started his journey back to the Solomon Islands with a stop in Vanuatu – the country to the southeast of the Solomon Islands for a meeting. When he booked his tickets, he had a choice of a half a day in Port Vila, the capital city, or five days. Since he wasn’t […]

Share

Karen and Her Big Heart

A number of years ago, Tim and I were asked to help a young Australian teacher learn more about the literacy work we do.  The young woman’s name was Karen and it was clear that she had the right skill-set to work cross-culturally and teach literacy.  We encouraged her to get further training and come back. […]

Share