October 01, 2020
"I feel such an incredible sense of purposelessness." I read these lines from a friend who is new on the field, and get it. I remembered those first days, weeks, and even months in my adopted country as packed with an intensity of emotion that was...
September 30, 2020
Identity in Christ
Our church we helped start when we moved overseas had a business meeting recently to discuss working towards being able to pay a pastor. Part of the discussion included giving my husband, the pastor, a very small stipend to help with our support. ...
September 29, 2020
Recently I found myself in the depths of yet another season of language study and cross-cultural adjustment. The language was not sticking. Our family was still in the chaos stage of overseas transition. I was emotionally exhausted, spiritually dr...
September 28, 2020
Children with special needs
How challenging it can be to really believe that God does not make mistakes. We can say that He is sovereign and good, but when life hits hard with circumstances that we never would have written into our stories, those two words can ring hollow wi...