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Cloud Community

Cloud Community

I talk a lot about community –not that I’m all that good at it, which may be why I keep talking about it. One day, I hope to get good at it. As I mentioned in my post on loneliness, missionaries are not immune to feeling isolated and alone. And, because of technology today, the world […]

Third Culture Kid Life

Third Culture Kid Life

We’ve been thinking a lot lately about our kid’s third culture-ness lately–especially since we’ve been researching colleges for Christian. With family, friends, and supporting churches spread throughout the US, it’s been a challenge to settle on a location for our college search. While Christian may like a certain school for its programs, the downside may be […]

Wearing me out…

Wearing me out…

When Christian was little, he liked helping around the house by vacuuming, helping with laundry, and even washing dishes. On one particularly helpful day Jeanni and I relaxed in his help a bit more than wisdom dictated. We left him washing the dishes in order to take care of something else—Jeanni changed out the laundry and […]

I want more…

I want more…

“I want more.  Please!” The whole room gasps as Oliver Twist timidly walks to the font of the room and asks for more.  All eyes are on him.  Hopeful, angry, cynical, confused, shocked.  Each hiding his (or her) own secret desire. Quite frankly, I don’t remember much else from that scene.  I was not much […]

Rediscovering the Church

Rediscovering the Church

First, this is my first attempt at a “trackback” or “pingback”. Second, Jeanni and I watched this video with tears streaming from our eyes.  It was beautiful in the best sense of the word. In the event this trackback does not work, here’s the link to watch this wonderful video listed under the title, “what […]