I'm copying Paul's writing here. You might notice a certain difference in style. He's more concise, a list making kind of guy. Some add-ins by me, like the exclamation points :- )
Jan. 1, 2017-gave out more tracts than ever before in a single day.
Jan. 1-3 Preached 31 times, mostly open air.
Jan. 5- a mild stroke. An outpouring of love and emails
Evangel, Ryan, and Holly visited
Jan. 16 Evangel found out she was expecting!!! Thrills and chills!
Print Jobs in 2017
51,000 This Was Your Life tracts
29 K in English
13 K in Xhosa
9 K in Chichewa
9000 Saving Faith, Does It Involve a Change of Behavior? in Chichewa
12,500 Principles of Church Growth
22,000 How to Have a Time Alone with God
Preached 461 times * The stroke taught me to slow down. In 2016 I preached 626 times.
73 new schools
27 new ones
worked with/stayed with the Goosens
preached to 15,000 in 2 weeks, almost all new
11 new venues
Clarity Faith Ford born!
Malawi and Zambia
Joe Malete; his wedding to Blessing
10 new schools,
5 pastors' conferences
Carmel, in George, South Africa
fun new ministry with Dion Johnson and family
Enlarged my borders:
Back to the Bible Mission in Barberton
Nelspruit with Lizelle
Malawi, especially pastors' conferences
Preached in 107 new places:
Becoming a grandpa!