Christmas is my favorite time of year. Family gatherings, favorite traditions, and tempting cookie trays all come out… enjoyable in and of themselves, yet reminding us over and again of the Reason why such ongoing celebration is warranted: the Christ child, “born to die, to set us free.” As the prophet Micah wrote: But you, […]
Putting Ferndale and Washington State in our (literal!) rear view mirrors this July came at a cost for our family. It seemed we had just re-acclimated to being with family and friends for the ‘regular’ parts of life… such as birthday parties, soccer games, and quiet morning lattes. Leaving meant a return to scratchy phone […]
Last year, our family left the mountains of Mexico in unexpected and rather sudden fashion. Our field leadership, concerned both for Amy’s health and the degree of ongoing stress affecting our family, sent us back to the States for a medical leave of absence. The departure process felt like a whirlwind as we packed, planned, […]
“My ambition has always been to preach the Good News where the name of Christ has never been heard, rather than where a church has already been started by someone else. I have been following the plan spoken of in the Scriptures, where it says, ‘Those who have never been told about Him will see, and those who have never heard of Him will understand.’ ” (Romans 15:20-21, NLT)
Jordan and Amy desire that every person in the world be ...