Brian & Stephanie Forbes November 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes November 2020

THE WORKSHOP   The 21st annual mission conference has come to a close. This year felt so smooth and peaceful. It was like the heavens were open over all. We stayed with some friends that just purchased a house this summer.  They had missionaries over for a campfire...
Brian & Stephanie Forbes October 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes October 2020

The workshop  It was a pleasure to get to know the students when I taught at FIRE School of Ministry years ago. A few have stayed in the area. One of my former students came to The Workshop to help out for a day. With his help, we accomplished some 2-person tasks...
Brian & Stephanie Forbes September 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes September 2020

The workshop Fifteen years together, Happy Anniversary to us! We escaped across the border to South Carolina to celebrate. The Zoo and a handful of museums were open with limited capacity in Greenville, SC. Stephanie was privy to a discounted hotel stay on the Reedy...
Brian & Stephanie Forbes August 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes August 2020

The workshop      We had a friend and former student of mine from my time teaching at Fire School of Ministry work with us for a day. We purchased used flooring for $75.00 and it nearly covered the entire floor of the shop outbuilding. We covered the rest of the floor...
Brian & Stephanie Forbes July 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes July 2020

The workshop      It is hot! I am spending mornings working outside and afternoons inside. I’m thankful for this mountain retreat. It is cooler here than in other places by nearly 10 degrees.   We  spent a great week in Pennsylvania with my mom.    In  two more weeks...
Brian & Stephanie Forbes June 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes June 2020

The workshop It is starting to heat up in the South. We continue with the outdoor work before we have the 90 degree days of late summer. We removed the small trees and burned them. A friend had a method to separate the wood from the dirt piles. Finally we can smooth...