Obadiah – A Major Message

Obadiah – A Major Message

For Esau it was the lure of short-term gain of the flesh, the here-and-now, and immediate comfort over the long-term joy God has promised as was the perspective of Jacob.

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Prescription for Joy

Prescription for Joy

Many have pursued their mission and vision, whatever the assignment, and have seen the Lord multiply their efforts 30, 60 and 100 fold. It leads to great joy!

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Grace Journey

Grace Journey

The final scene in Philippians is like the end of a movie. At the end of chapter 4 the screen goes dark and names roll up. Normally it is time to tune out. But wait! This is important. 

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A Generous Response

A Generous Response

It is recorded in all four gospels that Simon, healed by Jesus of leprosy, hosted a dinner in Jesus’ honor – a one-time act of service. But it is the thankful woman that invests the best she has to offer—she anoints the head and feet of Jesus.

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Future of Mission

Future of Mission

What does the future hold? “For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.” Hab 2:14

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Trade Up

Trade Up

Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance. It is the Lord Christ whom you serve. (Col 3:23-24)

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Things only Missionaries Understand

Things only Missionaries Understand

There are things that only another doctor can understand about the real life of being a doctor. There are things that only a mother or a teacher can understand about those roles. In the same way, only another missionary can really understand the life of a missionary....

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Unexpected answers to prayer

Unexpected answers to prayer

God surprised us with unexpected answers to prayers during our seven month whirlwind after being accepted as members of Wycliffe Bible Translators.  My husband completed his semester of teaching University and I began an online course. We wrote letters, visited...

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14 -Tips for interacting with other cultures

14 -Tips for interacting with other cultures

How will a culture God calls me to compare to mine? Most cultures are similar in that people get up in the morning, work and care for their homes. They supervise their children and want life to be better than that of the previous generation. Cultures differ in that...

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An Open Letter to My Previous Self Before Entering the Mission Field