Divine Appointment

Never underestimate God’s ability to provide divine moments. If God says to do something, do it. Your obedience could change a life or plant a seed of hope.

A Reflection on 2020

There are many positive testimonies to what God did in 2020. Let’s not dwell on the negative. While many people look to a new year to bring hope and change, we can have that hope each day, when our confidence is in the Lord.

Home and Heritage

Over the last year, I’ve been reading a book about raising healthy TCKs (Third Culture Kids). There are some wonderful benefits to raising your kids overseas (like an expanded global worldview, outside-the-box thinkers, an intuitive ability to empathize, etc.). But there are also challenges that many TCKs tend to face and that doesn’t often surface until their adult years.

Volunteers Needed to Help Stuff Christmas Letters

Every year, WIM mails a Christmas letter to raise funds for our precious missionaries. In past years, we hosted a one-night volunteer event to stuff the letters. However, due to the current pandemic, this year’s event will look a little different.  Instead of stuffing the letters in one night, we are asking volunteers to choose a day and time that works best for them. This will ensure that we can adhere to social… Read More »Volunteers Needed to Help Stuff Christmas Letters

July 2020 Orientation and Training Week

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This year’s Orientation and Training week looked a lot different from previous years, but it was still a success! We moved the date back from June to July and implemented several safety measures, including masks and social distancing, to ensure the health of all who participated. We had eleven participants, which is one of our largest classes in a while! We are blessed that they graced us with their presence… Read More »July 2020 Orientation and Training Week

Anthems of the Season

Have you ever had one of those songs that just seems to really say everything that you’re walking through at the time? You know…that one song that just sucker-punches you in your gut, and you just give it all to God every single time you hear it?

Recommended Reading: “When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself,” by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert

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As missionaries who purposefully want to help the people we are called to serve, in what way could our helping them actually cause hurt?   This book’s authors tell how faulty assumptions about the root causes of poverty result in strategies that, rather than actually helping, often cause considerable harm to poor people and to those aspiring to help them.  It shows how effective helping takes more than just giving… Read More »Recommended Reading: “When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself,” by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert

Small Beginnings

I learned some foundational values in Central Mexico as we walked through the fires of cross-cultural church planting.