During my training to run the sound board at church here, the philosophy was “If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right.” “This isn’t important,” he would say, and then adjust the setting that had just be deemed unimportant. Compare this with another man I met who practiced another philosophy. “This pen still has ink,” […]
New places, new faces
When I (Ely) was overseas during the summer Independence Day was difficult because I am so used to it being a big event and its not a holiday celebrated on July 4th in other places. Christmas is a similar situation for James. His family goes all out making it a special time; they sent us […]
God provided a place
I lived eight months at the training center and it never quite felt like home. For the first few months in Wisconsin, I felt even more out of place. Now, God has provided a little townhouse for Ely and I to live in for the first few months of marriage before we move to our […]
Hi! My name is James. Let me tell you a bit about myself and how God has led me here.
A bit about my history: I’m from Kansas, where I attended Cumberland Bible Church most of my life. When I went to Cornerstone Bible Institute, I began to feel drawn to missions. God prepared me to be ready to accept an invitation to Brazil. So, when missionaries that my church supports did just that, I went to Brazil as a short ...