Join our Dream Team!

      Because we are a small organization, and because it takes a lot of grunt work to get something like this running, we are at the point where we need to bring more people onto our team. One of the hardest parts of international missions is keeping up with fundraising to keep the […]

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Help!

Perhaps one of the most difficult aspects of missionary life is not the actual missionary journey itself – the cultural nuances, the hardships, the loneliness, etc., but rather asking people for help. It’s hard and humbling to live entirely on the support of other people, and it is really hard to ask for more – […]

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.Stars, Stripes, and Eagles.

At every turn we are reminded that the world is more and more globally connected. As recently as 20 years ago [a blip on the radar of human history], it was nearly unthinkable that a person who had not traveled beyond their home country would know much more than their own surroundings. I am 35 […]

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.Why We Do It.

Each day we wake here in Ethiopia, we strive to make progress in our efforts to get legal status so we may formally begin our work. It is not a small task, and it is not for the faint of heart. There is rejection at every corner. This is compounded by a few sad realities. […]

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.Owning Our Mistakes.

I could reference a host of blogs and articles and past experience to tell you why we are here, in the US right now. I could point to ways in which we are far ahead of the curve, and ways in which we are vastly behind. There are people saying it costs $150,00-$250,000 and three […]

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.Love Mercy Project.

The early Christians were so committed to caring for another’s needs that history records their practice of fasting to save food to give to others who were more in need. What would happen if the world today could see such a clear and consistent demonstration of God’s love? ~ Wes Roberts. It’s the month of […]

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.Together.

I think one of the hardest things about God calling our family out to be missionaries in Ethiopia is the fundraising part.  I squirmed during the very first conversation that Jim and I had this summer regarding moving to Ethiopia, because I knew that we would most likely have to raise money in order to […]

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