What does the future hold? The question should be: Who holds the future? … More What will He do?
Animals have a special place in our lives on this earth. Pets can open doors in cross-cultural ministry. Nothing is by chance in God’s economy. … More Pets in Ministry
Has life knocked the wind out of your faith? Are you struggling when evil seems to gain the upper hand in the life of those you love? Focus on Jesus. … More Focus in the Frailty
Worried that you don’t have enough men to grow the church on the mission field? Never fear. Invest in the few and God will multiply the results. … More Work with what you have
Do we share our faith when taking up the cross costs so much for Muslims? … More Worth the Cost
It was a dream come true. I’d found the man who was called by God to serve in missions, led to the same people group, full of the same excitement to see what God would do as we followed his will. Though there were adjustments during our first year of marriage, we were too busy … More Marriage and Ministry
I’d been eight months in the country. It was my first of many experiences: First time living away from family. First time overseas. First time living on my own. First time in a job where I was responsible for the work being done. First time living with the consequences of my actions when no one … More Lessons Learned
She’d heard the words herself. There was no need to wait to confirm. When an opportunity presented itself, she let it all out. Little did she know she’d only heard part of the story. Though I watch it every year, I still get mad at Emma, the nosy housekeeper in the 1954 movie, White Christmas. She … More What if they hadn’t waited?
The year I graduated from college, I left home to spend two years in the Ivory Coast. Being a French major, I worked in a publication house for French-speaking West Africa. Now, thirty-some years later, I look back at my journals and see how I’ve changed or haven’t changed. I wrote about thinking how hard … More The Outsider
I had a memory pop up on Facebook this week, reminding me that it was nine years ago that I headed to the library to volunteer. A short four months later, I was running the joint! I wasn’t really going for that purpose. We had just returned a year earlier from the mission field. Twenty … More Volunteer