Tom and Candice Scatliff


Shoveling sheep manure, watering greenhouses, and chasing after pigs that escaped their pen is not how I ever would have envisioned wrapping up 2023. However you’d think by now I would know that life can take unexpected turns.   Who thought feeding pigs could be so enjoyable? We are in North Fort Myers, Florida undertaking a […]
Big changes for the Scatliff family!
Introducing… Oliver Richard Samuel Scatliff Introducing Oliver Richard Samuel Scatliff, born at 11:35pm on September 5, weighing 7lbs 7oz and measuring 19″ from his toe to the top of his head. Mom and baby are doing well, and big brothers are super ecstatic! Praise the Lord with us! Thank you for your prayers and support […]
If you’re new to our newsletters, click here to view the archive. In our last newsletter (you can click here to read it) we asked you to pray… Pray about our future and about our involvement with ministries in Guatemala that serve children and families with disabilities. We believe we have an answer to our […]
I’m not sure how people make sense of the world without the Word to guide them. This verse, for instance: Proverbs 16:9 The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps. … is just brilliant. Let me share how that’s the case in my life right now. Remember as a kid, […]
I’ve been looking forward to sharing this good news: We’re having a boy! Five of a kind. If this was Yahtzee, that would be at least 50 points! Our boys on the outside are looking forward to meeting the one on the inside. Girls are nice too, but we trust that God knows exactly what we […]
ChatGPT, Bard, Bing Chat… Let’s face it, artificial intelligence (AI) has surrounded us and is changing our world. And it’s been causing me a bit of consternation.   Emerging large-language-model AI’s are the new hot topic. (Photo credit: One reason: It seems like it can be used for some pretty nefarious purposes. The bad guys […]
The last message we left you with was that our trip to Papua New Guinea was delayed by at least a few weeks. Now it looks like it might, it fact, be delayed by months! Everything seemed so “lined up” in mid-December. The plans were laid out, we were ready to go, Kudjip was ready […]
Our bags are packed; we are ready to go to! The kids are excited and we are eager to get down to work at Kudjip Hospital. Our flights leave in one week. Except, we won’t be on them. This morning we were notified that, despite our greatest efforts, we have not yet been granted the […]
GO!!! Through your giving the Lord provided sufficient funds to purchase plane tickets – Thank you!! We depart December 28th (Yes – Eep! – That’s just two weeks away). We will serve at Kudjip Hospital in PNG for the months of January and February then return home to Indiana in March. Please pray with us […]