“and because he was of the same trade he stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.” Acts 18:3 While we are raising funds to go back out, Sam has taken a temporary job. He is working at Matchless Stove and Chimney, a business owned by Angie’s father. This will be covering […]Read More Chim-Chimney!!
“I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it […]Read More Us, and You, and Berlin
The guitar was a last minute thought and took up as much room as one of my kids. But since the kids were remaining behind this time with Sam, I reasoned there was more than enough room for it in the van. We set out for a ministry opportunity at a safe house for women […]Read More Safe House
“Germany” was the first word God gave her that day in the spiral-bound notebook she uses as a prayer journal. We had just arrived in Kona HI. We hadn’t yet introduced Katie to our new friends the Campbells nor had we yet met the scores of Germans we would eventually meet on campus. In fact, Katie […]Read More Germany, The World Outside Our Hearts
Starting at around 4am, competing loud speakers blare out their message six times per day. The noise is as distracting as it is discomforting. “What kind of god would enjoy that noise?” asked Katie as she listened to the mooing sounds. What kind of god indeed. Cluttered with shops that sell everything from vegetables, to […]Read More What kind of god?
Just outside the visitor’s center to Yad Vashem, Israel’s world-renowned Holocaust Memorial and Museum, there are long lines of young and green IDF soldiers waiting to be escorted through the various displays and memorials. These displays are set up to try and show the growing darkness that existed, the evil that was portrayed, and the […]Read More Jesus, Our Living Memorial, Our “Yad Vashem”
Stephen stood in the hallway of the ministry center where our team is serving, his eyes welling up slightly. His wiry Middle-Eastern frame struck a sharp contrast to my 6-foot-1, 250-plus pounds. “I read what you wrote in the thank-you note,“ he said. And I could tell I’d struck a chord. He’d been blessed and […]Read More Whipping Potatoes for Yeshua
His face was changed. As we left the neighborhood, I saw a new look in his eyes. God had come to rest in him, and he was bursting with joy. Our short visit would have long-term impact on his life and the life of his family. Suresh’s wife loves the Lord. She is praying daily and interceding […]Read More House Visits
And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts -Acts 2:46 They still went to Temple. Though changed forever by what they had seen and experienced at Pentecost and by the Resurrection, they continued together both in the greater community of […]Read More Bloom Where You Are Planted
“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the souls of its people” -Mahatma Gandhi Philipson Georges lives in Kona at the YWAM ships base with his wife Kelsea, but he dreams of his home, Haiti. He dreams of the city of Port au Prince becoming the beacon of hope for the nation that […]Read More The Heart of Haiti