- Dec 16 Another year is coming to a close and this will be our first Christmas that Abigail will not be with us. She will be fulfilling a dream this Christmas on a mission trip to another country. Thanks for keeping her in your prayers. Our hearts full!
- Oct 18 JESUS said, “The Spirit of the LORD is upon me, He has anointed Me to preach the Gospel to the poor.” What a privilege to preach to the poor. One great spot is Mitchell’s Plain Mall, an open air shopping center, a great place to preach the Gospel.
Dirk and Elizabeth began missionary work in 1985. In 1987, Dirk founded Arise & Shine Evangelistic Association (ASEA) in the Philippines. ASEA Philippines continues to be an active and growing mission. In 1993, ASEA expanded to London, England. An old pub was purchased, renovated and renamed, “The London Outreach Center.” This building provides a base of operation for ASEA ministries, with the primary goal being evangelistic outreach to the greater London area. In 2002, the Wood Family launched out to establish an ASEA base in Cape Town, South Africa. Great things are happening in evangelism, Bible training and church planting. ASEA has a goal to preach the Good News of Jesus Christ around the world! Several other missionary families are part of this ASEA vision as well.