“I Have a Heart for Missions:” How mission work is meant to be a lifestyle

Without further ado, I’d like to continue this series on missions and introduce you to a best friend, Stephanie. [Sometimes things take longer than you expect. Sometimes cars crash and freelance editing jobs get offered and you are just too tired to write when you get off work.] When I first planned out this blog series, …

Remember my chains

Remember my chains. This exhortation made by Paul in the closing of his letter in Colossians has been resounding in my mind since last Sunday. It has simple syntax. It seems pretty self-explanatory—remember that he himself, Paul, is in chains for the gospel he is preaching—remember that it is worth it. Remember that he is …

It Comes in the Still

It comes in the still. The overwhelming realization that He was there in the chaos.The chaos of getting two kids to school with two matching shoes--the Hello Kitty ones with the pink bows-- The smoke filled kitchen that smells because I burnt the eggs while trying to pack lunches of grapes and cheese and peanut …