Brothers and sisters,
Lisa and I are flying down to Los Angeles next week to be with our daughter Abby, her husband Eric, and their first child (our first grandchild), Elsie. We wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas and extend our love and appreciation to you. Paul was close to the Macedonian churches and once wrote to the Thessalonians, “We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you.”
We pray this is a blessed and joyous Christmas for you. May God grant you the richest of times with those you love. Looking forward to seeing you when we are back.