All posts by: Guest Blogger

Mysterious & Straightforward

God’s work can be straightforward and simple sometimes. Other times, it is mysterious and confusing. It is always awe-inspiring and usually very humbling. Fundraising is a part of God’s work in my life and ministry. It is rarely simple, often...
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Brunch with Us

The first inkling of my calling to Hungary came with the idea of some kind of bakery business that would allow me (and the whole Hungary field) to tangibly share the love of God with people by filling their bellies...
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A Year on the Field

Summer is over, the kids are back in school, and my family has completed our first year of missionary service in Budapest, Hungary. This year has had many ups and downs, as we have experienced many successes, faced a few...
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Wrapping up Two Years

When I first started with OMS in Hungary, I knew I would be on the field for at least two years. When that time was coming to an end, I reevaluated and took some time to see if this was...
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Mindfulness on Social Media

You’re scrolling through Facebook, looking at photos from a friend’s wedding, bookmarking a new cookie recipe, and commenting, “Congrats!” on a cousin’s new place of employment when you come across a text post. As you read through it, you start...
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Research in Ministry

I am a planner. I like to know the facts and what to do before I start something. In order to figure out what I need to know, I do what most people do… I get on the internet and...
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Walking the Path of Discipleship

Over the last few years, our discipleship team has undergone some perspective changes that have led to a different view on how we partner with churches and what God is already doing in Hungary. One of the most frustrating things...
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Hands & Feet through Business

Social entrepreneurship, sometimes referred to as “business as missions,” invests in creative ideas and empowers Christian business people to be the hands and feet of Jesus through business. We believe that the role of business in ministry is to successfully...
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From Lament to Hope

The hardest thing about quarantine for me so far has been the grieving. It feels like everyone is losing something: people can’t meet with their friends, others are being laid off, events are canceled, loved ones pass away. Everyone in...
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Coffee with Saints…and Other Stuff

Many places in the world are starting to open back up after weeks of isolation, at least partially. In Hungary, Budapest is being opened a little slower than the rest of the country.   I know this question of opening, and how soon everything should...
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