Tag: Missions

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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Beginning My Missionary Journey: the College Years

In my last post, I began sharing the story of how God called me to home missions. I went off to college with a burden on my heart for spiritually oppressed people and a specific call to prepare for full-time Christian service as a pastor’s wife. I wasn’t sure how all the pieces fit together, but […]

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Beginning My Missionary Journey – The Early Years

I had the opportunity recently at a ladies’ meeting to share the story of my missionary journey — how God led me to prepare for becoming a missionary-church planter, and then used that call to direct me to a husband and place of ministry. When I mentioned it on Facebook, several of you expressed a […]

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5 Simple Ways to Encourage Missionaries

Do you support any missionaries as a family (or an individual)? Most of us probably just assume our churches are doing enough… but what if we each chose one missionary family to encourage on our own? After all, you need the encouragement and support of fellow Christians outside of Sunday morning services. Why would missionaries be […]

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How to Pray for Missionaries Who Return Home

It’s my honor to introduce you to Deb Crawford, a fellow blogger with a heart for missions. She and her husband spent several years sharing the Gospel in South Africa. I asked her to share some thoughts about better supporting missionaries. She offers a unique perspective here, as she knows firsthand the challenges of returning from the field.  […]

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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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