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Connection is a daily devotional to encourage women in their faith and life overseas. It brings the Word of God and conversation with sisters into their day-to-day lives.
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Created for Community

November 28, 2022
COMMUNITY Finding community
If you grew up in the church like me, chances are you know the poem commonly illustrated with our hands:
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The Heart of Community

November 25, 2022
COMMUNITY Finding community
Formative Community:
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The Lonely Ponytail

November 24, 2022
COMMUNITY Close friendships overseas Finding community Isolation & loneliness
Sometimes I’m confused by an aspect of the global worker heroes of, say, the nineteenth century. While I have no small degree of awe for what they accomplished—the Adoniram Judsons, the Amy Carmichaels—I wonder about what it would be like if I’d s...
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Good and Right Doesn't Mean Easy

November 23, 2022
COMMUNITY Culture adjustment Finding community God’s guidance & direction Discouragement
After living overseas a few years, I was chatting after church with another expat who was adjusting to life abroad. She shared how the whole family believed their move for her husband’s work was the right thing to do. But then she mentioned how ch...
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