I stood in a church service in El Paso, Texas and sang along to a praise song projected up on the screen. The words I was reading were words my heart best understands, they were the words that are the most powerful to who I am as a person, they are able to stir up […]
This past week I had the opportunity to take a trip down to Mexico City with a group from our mission, including some of the older students from Binimea (Jude’s MK school down here)! The coordinator for our Spanish language and Mexican culture program, Kathleen, also teaches Mexican history for the high schoolers at Binimea and organized this […]
We found out over a month ago that Beth is expecting and as of right now, and is about twelve weeks along. Last month the mission doctor visited our center from another region and he brought an ultrasound machine with him. So, we got to see the baby and even see the little heart beating! […]
I remember when Beth & I were in Bible school, I became frustrated at how much Missions was “pushed” on us. It seemed like every chapel we were challenged in, every class we sat in, every conversation we found ourselves in centered on the topic of worldwide missions. It was frustrating for me to say […]
Last week was a good one! I finally started recovering from my illness so Tom, Jude, my little brother Davy & I were able to go on a bit of an adventure one day. The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI has had a special display going on for the last month or so […]
Recently we applied for something called a “diaper grant” from a wonderful organization who sells cloth diapers. They have a commitment to help overseas missionaries by giving them cloth diapers. About two months after we applied for the grant we were approved and Jude’s spankin’ new cloth diapers arrived today! This is seriously a huge […]
So far it has been about two months since we first heard about Cambodia becoming a closed door for our family. The Lord has taught us a great deal over this time and we are excited to have officially applied to a new field. Right now we are working on some paperwork and Beth has been working hard at updating our prayer card, brochure, portfolio and business card. Hopefully you will see them soon when we are given the green light to resume full time support raising! In the meantime, however, during this transition we have been heavily involved in our sending church. We believe that whenever we are home, one of our main jobs is serving our home...