Maybe it's not that our prayers are unanswered. Maybe it's that our God, our Deliverer, is making us more like His son. Maybe we can't fully minister to a broken world unless we have been broken, maybe we can't heal the wounded until we have needed healing, and maybe we can't point the lost to a Deliverer if we have not yet needed deliverance.
Almost a year after returning from Turkey, it's easy to want to reminisce on the things that have taken place. During the course of this past year, I lived on two continents, saw 3 new countries, traveled to 8 states, got a new job with an organization working in the ministry that my heart beats for, and [...]
Varieties of emotions have been coursing through my mind over the past few weeks. My time in Turkey is coming to a close and I have been counting down the days in good ways and in bad. I have seen, heard, experienced, and lived so many things while I have been here. Because of that, I [...]
I think the theme of this past month has been simply learning how much I desperately need God; to heal, to find purpose, to grow and shape me into what he wants me to be….which I am also finding is a process that never stops. Just like the weather reminds us in the fall that [...]
“Come, let us return to the Lord; for he has torn us, that he may heal us; he has struck us down, and he will bind us up.” -Hosea 6:1- Home no longer really exists, so I feel like a nomad. I am in transition in every sense of the word. I wish this season [...]
"Wherever you are, be all there." -Jim Elliot As I unpacked my suitcase yet again this evening, I wondered why, but decided to make myself as at home as possible, even though this is only for the next few months. Within these past few months I have lived in 2 different states then moved to [...]