Monthly Archives: July 2018


Fingerprinting is dirty business. (So is washing feet.) The powder is like the black soot from a heavily smoking fire. Once you touch it or get it on you it seems like it’s everywhere, and on everything. With 4 to 5 students at 4 table clusters for 12 blocks of instruction in the same classroom….well, the powder was literally everywhere. […]

Nothing more beautiful


I met Brenda two years ago on my first mission to Martin, Slovakia. She’s pretty much one of the most delightful humans I know. Warm, kind, inviting, and always excited to share her Slovakia experiences. She oozes love and serves selflessly in many capacities, one being friend. I met her equally wonderful husband Larry the following year. I count myself […]

When needs are met


Reflecting, Sitting back in the tranquility of our home with a morning cup of coffee and thinking about the past 18 days in Martin Slovakia brings up more questions than answers. What impacted me the most? What would I do differently? What were the God moments of the trip? Knowing what I know now, would I still have gone? The […]

Back home



Greetings from the global outreach team!  We’ve been having an amazing time in Slovakia and it’s been so cool and such a blessing to be a part of God’s work here. This is actually my first missions trip and as I look back at our first week and process everything that has happened I’m blown away with who God is.  […]

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