In 2015, my family moved from Canada to Scotland to serve as missionaries. Today, Malaya and I share how being Missionary Kids (MKs) has affected us. Malaya’s answers are in italics, mine are normal. What kind of missions is your family engaged in? My family moved to Scotland from Canada five years ago. Since then,Continue reading “Missionary Kids: how growing up in ministry shapes your view.”
Category Archives: Travel
Welsh Wanderings: a quest to show God’s love in Wales.
Being stuck at home has made me a little travel crazy. I thought I’d share some stories from my time on outreach in Wales a couple of years ago. I cannot remember the order of the days, so if you were there, forgive my mixups. If you want to read my previous post about FirestartersContinue reading “Welsh Wanderings: a quest to show God’s love in Wales.”
Latvia: beautiful country, beautiful people.
The dirt roads leading up to Druvienia feel like a portal transporting you to a different world. Trees lining the road color everything with specs of orange. Nothing moves in Druvienia. Walking through it, you could almost imagine that you were the only person there. Then the silence is disrupted by a tractor, and youContinue reading “Latvia: beautiful country, beautiful people.”
Cleaning outhouses and Jesus
This year I flew halfway around the world to go back home. While I was there, I did three weeks of CLT (camp leadership training) at Camp Bob and it was one of the best months of my life. One of the things that CLT’s are responsible for is cleaning the toilets for the wholeContinue reading “Cleaning outhouses and Jesus”
A hug and how it has a greater impact than you think.
Two years ago, I was in Hong Kong. I was fourteen. I really had no idea what I was doing. I only knew that God loves people, and so I love people. I met a beautiful woman while I was there, and she showed me what it meant to surrender. I don’t know much aboutContinue reading “A hug and how it has a greater impact than you think.”