The Beginning of the Trail

Helen Hofman

READ : Psalm 138 I will praise you, O Lord, with all my heart. (v. 1 niv) It was 1958. Sam, my future husband, was a third-year student at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan, and I was finishing my last year in the same town at Hope College. One Sunday morning we heard Dr. John Kempers speak, a missionary to Chiapas, Mexico. He mentioned the need for a young couple for youth ministry. God used his words that morning …