Church planting, Courage, Covid19, Destiny, Endurance, Faith, God's call, Goodbye, Missionary, Missions

Taking on the Giants

I’d rather not suffer. Who, in their right mind, would prefer living in the dark places of life over the good times? I much prefer times of dancing and celebration. Six months ago, just before Covid lockdown, were able to go Stateside and take part in our son’s wedding festivities. Those days were full of… Continue reading Taking on the Giants

Brokenness, Perspective, Sorrow, Tears

Unchecked

Trails of them Tears run Flowing unchecked down well-worn furrows Staining the strongest Bringing lower the lowest Mothers, daughters, fathers and sons Great rivers of sorrow No escape from the darkness Alone in the suffering Does anyone see? Does anyone care? Hands folded, knees bowed low Oh God rescue us, rescue us... An unexpected hand,… Continue reading Unchecked

Choices, Comfort, Correction, Covid19, Feeding, Missions, Perspective, What Did You Do

I Want In

I’m not an extrovert by any stretch of the imagination. By nature, I know those who know me may find this hard to believe, I prefer to sneak in and out unseen and unheard. It’s more comfortable, I’m happy to let others take the lead and simply follow. I’m happy to fade into the background...unless… Continue reading I Want In

Courage, Covid19, Doubt, End Times, Endurance, Finishing, Hope, Missions, Perspective, Uncategorized

If Ever

If ever a year threw a curve ball, it would be 2020. My list of goals for the year is now in file 13 (the trash) while I wonder what tomorrow's news will bring. Here where we live, in the nation of Burundi, we have thus far avoided a full-scale lockdown. While Covid19 is in… Continue reading If Ever

Courage, Covid19, Endurance, Faith, Fear, Feeding, Missions, Perspective

Just a Starfish

The past weeks here in Bujumbura, Burundi have had me (and all of us living here) spinning in circles. We have faced flooding, an ambiguous covid19 situation and now elections are set to take place on May 20th. Each of these issues have presented their own set of pressures that have proved to be demanding,… Continue reading Just a Starfish

Peace, Rescue, Rest

The God Who Leads

We're continuing with hearing from one of my favorite people, Mary Johnson. Enjoy today's post on God's leading. ___________________________________________ I can never Thank God enough. How can I begin to thank God for His mercy, His grace, His love? How great is our God. He alone is worthy of all praise, honor and glory. 13 Then… Continue reading The God Who Leads