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.
As I sat waiting for the next blast of the horn that would send me out of the driver seat to tell the bus driver he needed to calm down I was greeted instead by the sound of a knock on my window and the bus driver standing there with a length of metal pole.
Continue reading Back in Bangkok
So we have had multiple people share that they are confused about the money we are raising for the start-up capital. Some think it is a fee that needs to be paid to the government, others have said they were under the impression we raised it all already and some thought we just wanted that much money to start. I will attempt to clarify all that here.
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