Why Some Kids Are Born into Poverty: what to tell your children

Tucking her daughter into bed at night, Megan reminded Emma that we’re blessed to live in the United States where there is plenty of good food to eat and clean drinking water. She said some poorer countries don’t have these basic needs. Her seven-year old daughter then wonders why those poor people can’t move? Megan […]

By |March 27th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Off to Africa—a timeless farewell moment

The foothills of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, was our drive today as we travelled to say farewell to young woman heeding the call to serve God in Africa. It seemed fitting that our GPS took us the long route: through rolling hills of tall, green grasses, tree-lined country roads dotted with classic red barns filled with […]

By |August 9th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

A Harrowing Mountain Climb – (part 3 final)

PART 3 – Climb for a Cause: the final quest

The porters got Drew down to safety two-hours before Karen, and he managed to stay awake the whole bumpy ride. When she finally got to the bottom, she looked for Drew—there he was looking great, eating and drinking. He was fine and no need to […]

By |December 29th, 2014|blog|0 Comments

A Harrowing Mountain Climb (part 2)

Part 2 – Climb for a Cause (“Thinking Divinely In Action Series)
Raphael, the lead tour porter, pulled Karen aside and told her, “This is the worst case of mountain sickness I’d ever seen. If we don’t get him down soon, he’ll die.”

Oxygen was started on Drew at ten liters per minute, much higher than […]

By |December 26th, 2014|blog|0 Comments

Climb for a Cause: A Harrowing Mountain Hike for God

(Part One— This is part of a new series called “Thinking Divinely in Action”—people who live with their minds focused on God’s purposes. This series will feature stories of real people doing amazing things for the Kingdom of God on earth.) 
Climb for a Cause
In most challenges in life, it’s not all about getting to […]

By |December 22nd, 2014|blog|0 Comments