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God’s Mission Statement

Time for a guessing game! Who has the following mission statement? “To act in the public interest, serving all audiences through the provision of impartial, high-quality and distinctive output and services which inform, educate and entertain”?1 If you guessed the BBC, you are right. What about this one? “To organize…

I Have a Dream

We had almost had it with Cambodia. We were doing work for our house churches that they would not do for themselves. I had in mind to save donors money by doing countless small repair jobs myself. But while some church members labored in ministry projects for others, many people…

The Shaman with the Strings

An older woman entered the small gate, sat down on a lump of wood, and warmed her hands by the fire. “Hello, Grandma,” I said, turning my gaze from the glowing embers to our new guest. (Grandma is the standard and polite Sinim way to address an elderly woman.) “Allow…

Our Waiting is Over

“Mommy, I want a shiny new whirligig and maybe a yo-yo for my birthday,” little Jimmy pleaded. “When your birthday comes next month, tell me which one you want more, and I will get it for you,” was Mommy’s wise reply. When Jimmy’s birthday arrived, he forgot the whirligig and…

A Wall of Wondering

I was all set for a week of meetings, phone calls and emails, as well as gathering info and preparing for a trip to see my team overseas. Enter altered plans. Within two days, I was back on the road again, not understanding how the Lord was leading with this…

Living With Uncertainty?

On a recent trip to South Korea, Diane and I realized how much different travel has become due to everything going on in the world. The two weeks of quarantine alone seemed like a lifetime filled with uncertainty. Not knowing what will happen next can make you a little crazy.…

Sunya and the Ghost

The wooden door creaked as Sunya’s two older sisters walked into the bedroom, chatting and giggling. Disturbed by the noise, Sunya, a young Tai-Kadai girl 10 to 12 years of age, awoke from sleep in her family’s two-story wooden house in the capital city. A few hours past midnight, Sunya…

Distractions

I sat in my room with a set jaw and firm mind. After weeks of no devotions, I finally had my Bible open and my pen in my hand. This time I was going to actually start my day with God, and there was nothing that would stop me. At…

Yangsho

“God, please show us what to do. Show us how to develop a sustainable income source for these village families. Give us wisdom,” Reeva and I prayed with new urgency. With the Himadri Project sponsoring 23 children in school, my mind was consumed with the many challenges. How can we…

Upside Down

Often we are so stuck in one position in our outlook on life that we lose our focus on God. A little realignment can go a long way in helping us to see Him again. Our fully-furnished blue and white home in Cambodia is located along the middle of the…

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