We just got back to Texas after a roller coaster ride to Colorado and back. We drove up to Colorado Springs on Wednesday (it takes us about 14 hours). Thursday was the memorial service for Heather. Saturday was my birthday (30 years young). Then on Sunday we drove back to Dallas. It was really draining partly because of all the driving and no doubt also because of the grief. It was difficult to be back in Colorado and not have Heather there. But in the midst of it God was kind. It was encouraging to be around my family and see them trusting in the Lord. There were around 200 people at the memorial service; it is amazing to see how God used Heather.
Below is the video slideshow from Heather’s memorial. Take some time to watch it and thank God for her life.
If you cannot view the video, click HERE to view it on YouTube.
Author: David M. Hare
Dave is currently still engaged in language learning and analysis of the Kwakúm language. His focus is grammar and discourse analysis. The Kwakúm language committee is planning to begin translating the Bible in the summer of 2019. At that point Dave will focus on translation.
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Dave and Stacey Hare met at The Master’s College (now The Master’s University) in Santa Clarita, CA. They then went on to the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY where they each received their MDivs. Also in Louisville, they adopted four kids from Ethiopia. Their first term on the field they spent learning French and Kwakum. For their first home assignment they each received a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics, Bible Translation from the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (now Dallas International University). They currently live in Cameroon, Africa where they serve as Linguists/Bible Translators among the Kwakum (aka Bakoum) people.