This is why we are joyful in the midst of pain.

This year has had its ups and downs. We are focused on the joy in the midst of pain.

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We need you!  Give a gift that keeps on giving.

Give a gift that keeps giving. We cannot do what we do without the support of people like you. We need 10 more people who would like to donate monthly to our ministry at YWAM at the amount of $25 a month. That is only $300 a year, less than a $1 a day! Or … Continue reading We need you!  Give a gift that keeps on giving.

Free to grieve and live a life of love

There are dates that mark our life.  The day we got married, the day our child was born, the first day of preschool. Then there are sad days: a miscarriage, sickness, or a death of a loved one.  For me, it was this summer. My husband, our four kiddos and I were leading a missions … Continue reading Free to grieve and live a life of love

5 Reasons to do a Mission Trip

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

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?

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

When you learn to speak English 

At the core of what Edgar and I have been called to, now and throughout our years in missions, is to help people see themselves as God sees them...precious, worthy, valuable - their true identity...not how the world sees them or even how they see themselves. We are so grateful to work in Minnesota with … Continue reading When you learn to speak English 

Giving Tuesday

On this global day of gratitude I am reminded of all those who give and support ministries and missionaries around the world.  I am so grateful for the people in our life who support us!  Those who believe God lives and works.  They are people who support us financially.  They are people who support us … Continue reading Giving Tuesday

Pine Ridge

This is what we are called to do — to wrap our arms around the least of these and bring them into the center of God’s love.