Tag: America

A Plea for Christian Americans

Christian Americans, the world is watching us. Our countrymen —  our neighbors — are watching to see how we will respond to the unprecedented election of such a controversial figure and the fear and hatred that is running rampant throughout our nation right now. Whether you voted for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, or someone else — […]

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What Truly Matters about This Year’s Election

My heart is heavy as I consider tomorrow’s election. Whatever the result, our nation will suffer. We are being torn apart year by year as we fight our way to subduing the opposing parties. I can’t think of a single friend who is truly happy about how things have progressed in this election. Even those who stand […]

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Snapshots from Our Adventures in Wyoming

If one picture is truly worth a thousand words, then twenty-two pictures ought to be worth a lot more that that… right? But since everybody likes photos, and it’s a lot easier to show you the area than to explain it in words, here’s a 2200-word glimpse (in photos) of what I’ve been up to since arriving in Wyoming. […]

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We’re Going On A (Western) Adventure!

Remember when I shared a personal appeal to pray for missionaries? And then I wrote about the events from my high school and college years that led up to the beginning of our missionary journey? Well it’s finally officially happening! To paraphrase a famous hobbit: “We’re going on an adventure!” Ours just happens to head west to the Rocky Mountains, instead […]

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Pray for Missionaries: A Personal Appeal

I’ve recently been sharing some ideas about praying for missionaries (here and here). How would you like a real-life opportunity to put those things into practice? As some of you know, my husband and I have felt God’s call to be missionary church-planters in the intermountain West. We’ve had a long stretch of waiting and preparing as he […]

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5 Ways to Pray for Election Day

Tuesday is election day. Are you planning to vote? I’m not going to get into the politics of it all, but I will say this about voting: We will never have a perfect leader here on earth until Christ establishes His millennial kingdom. Remember the stories of Israel’s kings? Even the best of them (David, Solomon) […]

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Tribute to Boston, 4/15/2013

I grew up about an hour south of Boston, and part of my heart is still there. I grieved along with my friends who were there. I mourned for their losses. I cried out to God for mercy, right along with them. I gave thanks for every report of someone who was safe — whose […]

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