What to Say to a Person Who is Hurting

It is often awkward. We want to help, but what do we say? How do we help? Can we sometimes do more harm than good? Stress and heartache often follow a crisis. Death of a loved one, divorce, job loss, …

You Can Do This! Graduations. Weddings. Endings. Beginnings.

I learned a bit by going through these changes myself. Even though there will always be a bit of sadness because my kids are off on their own; and even though my friends later told me that they thought I …

Every Missionary Needs a Cheerleader!

Life is so DAILY! Busy. Frustrating. Being on the mission field can compound the problem. So many GOOD things scream for your attention! Feeling confused? Do you have a nagging in your soul? Do you feel like a fish out …

Martha Gets a Bad Rap

The Mission Home Base at Bethany Jesus was friends with Lazarus, Mary, and Martha of Bethany. He and the disciples often used their home as a type of Mission base. It seems He felt comfortable there. “Now Jesus loved Martha, …

The Silent Killer on the Mission Field

The missionary’s struggles Asking for financial support. Helping others “catch” the “vision” so they will want to be part of the provision to make it happen. It costs money no matter where you live. And for many, they are not …