This is for all the mothers out there. Here are just a few of the things I've learned as a mother.
It was on of those days. The kids have been going crazy in the house because it's been raining. The sun finally came out. So I jumped at the chance to take the kids outside. We have a path that tends to get muddy and of course they found it. Who wouldn't. I could have … Continue reading Mud puddles
It is not everyday that we get to witness a baptism. For us it is the immersion in water, symbolizing purification of someone who decides to commit their life to the Lord and declare before everyone present that they are dying to their old self and to live in Christ. It's one of those magical … Continue reading Baptism
Sometimes I don't realize what a hectic pace I keep until it becomes to hectic and exhausting to keep up with. It's in those mornings when I decide I'd rather give up on my expectation of the day and just sit in my pjs drinking coffee, letting the dishes pile up, letting go of my … Continue reading Are you resting?
"For a long time I have kept silent, I have been quiet and held myself back. But now, like a woman in childbirth, I cry out. I gasp and pant." Isa 42:14 I love how God speaks to us through feminine images. Only things that a mother could ever fully understand. God labors for the … Continue reading Elijah Obadiah
Mission trips can be an adventure filled with excitement and also scary at the same time. You're out there in a new place, out of your comfort zone, surrounded by new people with a whole different worldview than you. It doesn't matter if your going just down the road or to a far off country. … Continue reading 5 Reasons to do a Mission Trip
This past week was one of my favorites in the training school here at YWAM. Normally Edgar and I do a tag team teaching on God's nature and character for a week. However, since I am 38 weeks pregnant, this year I opted out of teaching. I did end up translating for Edgar a few … Continue reading God’s nature and Character
In this season it is easy to get lost in all the boxes, wrapping paper, baking and parties. We can get stuck in the box wrapped all nicely by the Christmas tree. There are so many good things happening and it can feel like the world is pulling you like little children who all want … Continue reading Finding JOY
The word doubt means being uncertain. It’s hard to learn to trust God. We are so used to doing everything for ourselves. We often doubt quickly when we are in tough and trying times. It is in those moments of uncertainty of our life that we should be trusting God like never before. Because God … Continue reading Fear and Doubt
Currently a large number of missionaries live in the big city. Our world today is exploding and becoming very modern around the globe. People are leaving the rural communities to find jobs in the city and its modern connivances. Many of those who live in rural communities have TVs, cell phones and social media. The … Continue reading What does Urban Missions look like?