"To those Christians who think it is not a good idea to take in refugees, here is something to consider.... When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. (Leviticus … Continue reading “Love them.”
This has definitely been a summer full of transition and blessings! I was fully funded by June (Praise Jesus!), Bobby and I got married in July, and we just returned from our honeymoon/mission trip in the Philippines a few days ago. It was wonderful to experience God’s beautiful creation on these islands, for Bobby to … Continue reading A Beautiful View
For almost 2 ½ months I have been living in the Philippines. Every day I fall more and more in love with the people here. I get those warm fuzzies. But when you fall in love, your heart becomes more susceptible to break. When someone you love is in need of something, and there is … Continue reading I want your heart to break.
Arvin. A little boy in the Philippines. Arvin is “special.” This little boy absorbs all the attention he can get. He wanders the streets of the community by himself, no friends, no playmates…searching for hugs from white missionaries or any kind of attention from anyone. Arvin gets picked on. Bullied. Rejected. Ignored by his peers. … Continue reading Neglected Royalty
Within the past two weeks of living in the Philippines and doing ministry here, I realized something really quirky about myself. Little did I know that God would use that quirk to teach me something about Himself. Imagine walking into a store and instead of seeing adults shopping or working you see little babies and … Continue reading Quirky Eyes