Tag: western cape

It Takes A Village (To Raise a Missionary)

There is an old African proverb that says, “It takes a village to raise a child.”  But, over this past year, I’ve realized that it also takes a village to raise up and send out a missionary (especially a crazy and injury prone one… Continue Reading “It Takes A Village (To Raise a Missionary)”

Most Definitely Quite Possibly

I can’t keep track of the number of times I’ve heard (or said) the phrase “God opens and closes doors,” but last night the Lord challenged me with a question that rattled my brain a bit: Why do I limit Him to the confines… Continue Reading “Most Definitely Quite Possibly”

A Season in the Slammer

“The Lord gets His best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.”  -Charles H. Spurgeon When I used to think about things that were holy, pure, and lovely, my mind never drifted to prisons.  I never associated the love of God with a criminal… Continue Reading “A Season in the Slammer”

Ready, Set, Wait?

Waiting. It’s a tough thing to do.  Like for example, waiting in line at the grocery store, waiting for the work day to end, or even waiting for your favorite TV show to start it’s next season. But what about waiting to leave the… Continue Reading “Ready, Set, Wait?”