Finding JOY

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

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Fear and Doubt

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

What does Urban Missions look like?

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?

End of year giving

We are in need of more committed monthly financial support. Your support goes directly to sustaining the ministry. Our entire income & ministry expenses comes from supporters…like you! Churches, families & individuals have sacrificed from their own finances so we can do what we do. You can make a one time donation or set up … Continue reading End of year giving

Impacting lives right here

We are currently impacting lives in the Latino Community. We are strategically working with three Hispanic churches on a regular basis by offering a discipleship program for their youth and support to the leaders. The Hispanic church in the Twin Cities is one of the fastest growing churches and the majority do not have an … Continue reading Impacting lives right here

Thankful

I am so thankful that God has blessed us with three beautiful girls and a boy on the way.  They have taught me so much on the topic of thankfulness.   You see, every time I get frustrated, tired or butt heads with them I am reminded that children are a gift from God.  I … Continue reading Thankful

How to deal with feelings?

Peace is being free. Free from the attacks and disturbance of the enemy. The enemy knows where to attack. He wants to steal your peace. He knows what buttons to push to get you upset. The feelings of bitterness, strife, anger, and resentment are all feeling that we have all felt at some point. They … Continue reading How to deal with feelings?

Peace

My heart is overflowing with peace! Peace that transcends all understanding.  As, we look back at this summer peace is what allowed us to have a worry free and stress free time. There where many times before the summer even began we started to think ‘how are we going to do this’? Edgar was gone … Continue reading Peace

I can’t believe it’s been 5 years

As I reflect and think back, I am flooded with emotions. It already seems like a life time ago. So much has happened-a change of country, 2 more children, and lots of life experiences. I remember it so very clearly. We had been living with my in-laws for a month while our apartment was getting … Continue reading I can’t believe it’s been 5 years

Summer Adventure

Everyone loves summer.  No school, sleeping in, going to the beach, grilling out, and family vacations are just a few of the things that make summer AWESOME!!   This year our summer will be an adventure!!  Edgar leaves in mid June for 3 weeks to Peru where he will be leading a group of 36 … Continue reading Summer Adventure