Merry Christmas and a soon to be happy New Year. As I sit home alone on Christmas eve I have a lot of time to reflect on this past year. From near divorce, to abandoning the work here to a 7 week separation from family we have had a year fraught with challenge, adversity, but most importantly, victory and growth. Continue reading Learning at His feet
The hardest thing about following God often isn’t the difficulties on the path, but rather the patience it takes to wait for Him to show you where you are supposed to put your foot next. But that is also one of the most exciting. Continue reading One Step at a Time
11Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. 13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Continue reading Ephesians 6:11-17
I have talked to many people who have said things along the lines of “being a missionary sounds so fun and exciting” and while there definitely are those aspects, that is not the whole story. I am sorry if it seems I am writing many negative posts in a row but I just felt the need to be real and share my heart. So often we feel the need to seem perfect and only share positive things but God is glorified in the trials as well as the blessings. They are what makes the good seem so good. Continue reading R.I.P. My Dreams
You know the term “bun in the oven?” Being pregnant in this brutal Bangkok summer heat has added a whole new depth of meaning to the phrase. Not only do I live in an oven, I literally am an oven. But like I’ve always said, God rewards the sufferers of this heat with mango season. Thank God for the mangoes. Continue reading Mingle With Men as One Who Desires Their Good.
While we have been home for almost 2 weeks now, there has been a lot going on and time has been a dwindling commodity. We have had good news, tragic news, and news of a new team member joining us in this journey. Continue reading We’re Home
So much has happened over the last year; we both learned so much about the Thai culture and about ourselves as well. We traveled all around Asia, spoke in many different churches and even learned to rock climb. But one of the most challenging was a 3 month tour of the western US. Continue reading Merry Christmas