Covid19, Destiny, Markets, Missions, Perspective, Purpose

Say That Five Times, I Dare You!

We’re in a special time here in Bujumbura, Burundi (say Bujumbura fast five times, I dare you). It feels like we are in the middle of a city-wide revival in spite of the Covid crisis, in spite of intense poverty and in spite of political uncertainty. Our nation has passed through generations of ethnic strife… Continue reading Say That Five Times, I Dare You!

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, Cross, Endurance, Faith, Perspective, Regret, Resurrection

Unlikely Candidates

Things changed quickly that day; before having children I really didn't know what it meant to take charge and do what was needed at any given moment. When diapers needed changing, baths needed taking, and crying needed soothing, I was there and did what I had to do.

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The Great Rejection

This week's podcast with Africa & Beyond dealing with the pain of rejection. I've heard it said that if you live for the praises of people, you'll die by their rejection. Thank God there's Someone who has His arms always open to us no matter what. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ks8w3-8e263e

Adoption, Choices, Family, Mercy, Why

The Paintbrush…

I have four children, each one is precious to me. My firstborn was the first: the first child born to our family, the first one we taught to walk, the first one we walked to school, and the first one to leave home. He was the "trial run" that paved the way for his siblings.… Continue reading The Paintbrush…