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.”
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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.”
Local Outreach With the Vails and Pies in the Face!
Heeey guys! It has been an intense few weeks- from door to door evangelism with our friends to fundraising for Hong Kong to moving out of our house for three months. But I’m getting ahead of myself. First things first: We had nine people staying with us for a week. Yup. Nine. It was awesome!Continue reading “Local Outreach With the Vails and Pies in the Face!”
Hong Kong Trip!!!
Hey peoples!* So back in January I joined a youth organization called FireStarters. FireStarters is 40ish youth +leaders who go to a different church for one weekend per month. We sleep on the floor, do worship and teaching together, pray TONS for each other and others, and do some incredible outreach. I usually do propheticContinue reading “Hong Kong Trip!!!”
Advent Through Poetry Day ONE (Into the World)
Advent is a beautiful season. A time for reflecting on the God wild and crazy enough to send his own son down to earth he had created and we had destroyed in order to fulfill the crazy love story planned out before the beginning of time itself. Pretty sure that’s a run-on sentence but whatever.Continue reading “Advent Through Poetry Day ONE (Into the World)”