This morning I saw a photo on my friend's Facebook page of two little boys in Africa gathering water from a reedy pond near their remote village. It reminded me of the outreach we are taking next week to work with the Shan people near the Burmese border. We will install water filters and hydroponics… Continue reading Keeping It Clean
Some days it feels like I get absolutely nothing done. Today was one of those days. We hosted two groups today and shared with them what we do at Create International-Thailand. By the end of the day, I felt like I had accomplished nothing. I realize now, however, that one of the greatest parts of… Continue reading What Did I Get Done Today???
God has challenged me to write more, to pray more, to share more, and to call others to get involved. Each day I will post one or two simple prayer requests. Will you stand with me in prayer to intercede for the nations? As we near the time to begin DTS, we have many students… Continue reading Challenge Accepted
How significant am I? Have you ever asked yourself this question? Pause for a moment and think of your answer. I’d like to think I have significance. On most days, however, in the grand scheme of things, my actual significance probably pales in comparison to millions of other people’s. Or does it? In researching the… Continue reading Insignificance Rocks!
God has challenged me to share this e-mail twice a day, every day, for one month. Is God challenging you to respond? It happens to almost everyone on the mission field, right? Loss of financial support. It happened to us last month. We lost a faithful monthly supporter due to a financial hardship. We go through… Continue reading We Need Your Support
I brought roasted pumpkin to work this morning. My first taste of Thai pumpkin was last year in a tippy-top mountain village of the Karen Hilltribe. The Karen grow pumpkins and sell them as their main source of income. Now, pumpkin in Thailand looks nothing like pumpkin in America. It’s green and warty. To describe… Continue reading Ugly Pumpkins
(My wrap-up and personal application for the Book of Romans, School of Biblical Studies - University of the Nations) What happened to the bold, confident 16-year-old girl who quoted this very phrase by heart when her youth minister asked the question, “If you could be anyone in the world, who would you be?” “I wouldn’t… Continue reading To Be Yourself
I hate talking to God about money. I wish He would just supply me with a bucket full of cash, and I would never have to discuss finances with him again. But God knows if he gave us all we ever wanted, we would never talk to him at all. Yesterday, I cried as I… Continue reading Piece of Toast
Join Us for the 2014 Discipleship Training School at Create International in Chiang Mai, Thailand! Do you have a desire to be transformed by God? Do you want live a life that touches God’s heart? Do you long to partner with what the Lord is doing in the nations, to be his hands and feet… Continue reading A Personal Invite to DTS
New friends from Phetchabun Rajabhat University We have just completed THE most fantastic two weeks! We went with a small team on outreach to the province of Phetchabun, where we helped college students with their English finals and accompanied them on their weekly trek to a local women’s prison. Oh, the questions we answered! These… Continue reading Two Weeks’ Notice