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
Well as I’m sure you’ve noticed it has been 2 months since we last shared a newsletter with you which has never happened before. The reason is because we have been under such incredible spiritual attack ever since we began pursuing this building that it has Continue reading Persecuted but not Forsaken
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
So it has only been a week since our last update but a few things have come up that are in need of urgent prayer as well as some action. Continue reading Urgent Update
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
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