“By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going.” Hebrews 11:8 June 27-29th I was blessed to go on a retreat with some of our church’s college ministry, “20-Something’s.” On top of a weekend full… Read More The Uncertainty is Worth It
As I’ve shared with friends and family about my time in Romania, it always goes back to the kids. While I have had lots of experience with kids, the bonds that were formed were different than I’ve ever experienced. They were based on facial expressions, physical touch, and sometimes a feeling that God truly brought us… Read More Beautiful Faces From Romania
“But He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 There is no way for me to sum up my experience in… Read More Post Romania-I Am Not the Hero
“He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 This week the Lord has shown me that my life and this world is full of beauty if I take the time… Read More Beauty is Where You Find It
“Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him, and HE will act.” Psalm 37: 5 The trip to Romania is just 12 days away, and since I’ve been home from college, it is becoming more real that this is actually happening! Our two student leaders have already been in Târnăveni for a couple of weeks… Read More The Star of the Show
“Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent,children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world…” Philippians 2:14-15 Whenever I read that passage in Philippians 2 I think to myself, “Thanks a lot Paul; I grumble about a lot of stuff.”… Read More Don’t Grumble? Ugh! Attitude is Everything!
“And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.” 1 Peter 5:10 The title of this blog post was actually a text I got from my mom the other day. I could write a whole blog post, in… Read More “It still stinks, but God is faithful!”
“…let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12:1-2 There are 8 days of class and 5 final exams… Read More The Final Stretch
“So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, crying out, ‘Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the Kind of Israel!’ And Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, just as it is written.”John 12:13-14 Happy Palm Sunday! Easter is a week… Read More That’s My King!
As I continue to prepare for my trip to Romania (54 days!!), I am doing what I can to understand their country, their culture, and what it will take to relate to these people. Since YOU, dear reader, are “going” with me, through prayer and support, I think it’s only fair that I share with you… Read More Where are We Going?!