West Africa, Here We Come!!!

West Africa, Here We Come!!!

In 21 days our family of 4 (in case you missed it we adopted Calvin!) will be moving. Moving is nothing new for me, I grew up moving, and I’ve moved multiple times since being an adult, but this will be the first time, as an adult for me to move to another country. It’s [...]

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Bloom Where Planted

Bloom Where Planted

I’ve told people before: “God can use you anywhere!” “Where you’re at doesn’t matter as much as what you’re doing.” And a favorite quote from a Bible School teacher on where to serve as a missionary, “The worst that could happen is if you go to the wrong place, the wrong people get saved!” But [...]

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Providing Respite & Cameron's Trip

Providing Respite & Cameron’s Trip

  We provided respite for Big Sis and Little Dude this weekend. It’s the 4th time they’ve stayed with us. The first was when they first came into care and the other times were for respite. As I look back to the time they came to us 11 months ago, I see so many changes. [...]

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Q & A: Missions Part 3

Q & A: Missions Part 3

Where would you and Cameron like to wind up in your mission work? Two people asked about where we would like to work in the future. I’ve mentioned on the blog that we want to work overseas, but haven’t specified where yet. While it could still change (seems like plans have a tendency to do [...]

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Q & A Missions Part 2 - With a Special Guest!!!

Q & A Missions Part 2 – With a Special Guest!!!

How would pregnancy/birth work while on a mission? This is actually asked a lot. The answer varies depending on where you live and your own personal preferences, but I asked my mom to give her testimony of giving birth to my brother Nathan in Paraguay: What I remember about being pregnant and having a baby [...]

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Q & A - Training & Missions Part 1

Q & A – Training & Missions Part 1

Here’s another Q & A post! One reader asked: I’d love to hear anything about the classes you took this year. Especially the field health class. ….Do you have summer classes? If not, what are your plans? How does Gracia like living at the school? Are there lots of other kids for her to play [...]

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Comment About Comments and a Blog Post

Comment About Comments and a Blog Post

First of all, I wanted to let you all know that for some reason, I haven’t been able to post comments on my blog recently. Just want you to know that I do see your comments and I read them, but until I get this fixed I can’t respond. And in other news, I have [...]

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Learning to be Frugal Now Can Help Me in Foreign Missions

Learning to be Frugal Now Can Help Me in Foreign Missions

Electricity We’re in a Missionary Tech course right now, and as we learn about solar panels, generators and other means of getting electricity in remote places, I’m reminded of how the less electricity we’re used to using, the less fuel we’ll need to power a generator or the better we can make use of limited [...]

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