Choices, Courage, Destiny, Hope, Missions

Shoot For The Moon

I've heard it said that if you shoot for the moon, you might hit the stars. If you shoot for nothing, that is exactly what you will get.

Choices, Comfort, Courage, Destiny, Markets, Missionary, Missions, Obedience, Perspective, Rescue

It Was Good

So what is it that keeps me going when giving up sorely tempts me to walk away? I can answer this question with a question: What is there to go back to?

Family, Goodbye, Missions, Parenting, Perspective, Thankful

A First Time For Everything

It's been said that the love you have for someone can be measured by the pain you feel in their absence. I have found that there's truth to that statement.

Family, Grief, Journey, Love, Missions, Perspective

One More Time

One of the most painful experiences for any parent is to let their children spread their wings and fly. The first time I had to let go was in 2003 when my son Tommy left Africa to attend university Stateside. I wrote a poem for him, as I have for each one when they left. 2003 wasn't so long ago, was it?

Adoption, Church planting, Faith, Feeding, Kindness, Love, Ministry, Misfit, Missionary, Missions, Motives, Perspective, Tears

When Sparrows Fall

Sparrows are so common that they are often thought to be "disposable." If one falls, why bother? There are literally millions, if not billions, of them filling our skies. It may not matter in the grand scheme of things, if one sparrow falls, but it does matter to that one sparrow.

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Choices, Church planting, Covid19, Dream, Dreams, Faith, Misfit, Missionary, Missions, Test

It Felt Like…Losing The Dream

One of the most important things a dream does is not for us, but what it can do for others. God never puts a dream in our hearts that won't spill out and reach others with His love. When the dream God puts in you resurrects another's dream that has died, you have passed the test.