Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! May your celebrations have been ones that focus on the most amazing gift that was ever given. The new year is a good time to look both back at what God’s done the last year and forward at the year to come. Let me start by looking forward: Looking […]
Arriving back in Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon, I have now made it all the way around the world! 2 months 3 continents 4 countries 8 languages (most of them that I only knew a few random words in!) 8 1/2 days without my suitcases 11 plane rides 28,000+ miles traveled (the circumference of the earth […]
That’s where I was for about a week and a half in October! Though my teammate and I still can’t return full-time, we were able to return for a short visit to see our friends there, and it was wonderful! It was so fun to see their excited surprise when they saw me, and for […]
I grew up in a Christian family and became a born-again believer at a young age. I first thought about missions as a career in fifth grade, when my Sunday school teacher told us that God had each of us in our families for a reason. Using me as an example, she said that because my dad was involved with missions (he was on the missions committee at my church) I may become a missionary.
That idea had never crossed ...