All posts by: Guest Blogger

Thanks for Giving Time

One of the questions I am asked the most as a missionary living overseas is, “How can I help?” While supporting missionaries financially and in prayer are very important, another impactful way people help is by volunteering or serving on...
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Thanks for Giving Resources

“I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a deaconess of the church in Cenchrea; that you receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy of the saints, and that you help her in whatever matter she may have...
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Just Be One

How do you become a missionary? It’s simple. Find a perfect Christian organization. Apply with said perfect organization. Raise all your support as quickly as possible. Move to a remote village overseas, convert thousands, and die a saint. I’m joking,...
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Practicing Hospitality

Growing up, my mother practiced hospitality often. There is a plaque in our dining room that proudly declares, “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.”...
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The Question of Calling

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with...
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7 Steps to Choosing a Sending Agency for Long Term Missions

This blog was originally shared on our future teammates Glynn and Naomi Johnston’s blog. When we decided we wanted to go and do long term missions we literally had nooooo idea where to start. We had both been on short...
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Yes, I’m a Teacher

When people ask me what my job is, I usually reply with “I’m a teacher.” This is an easy answer compared to a complicated explanation of working with students at English clubs, writing curriculum, and planning for summers full of...
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What’s Your Why?

While I was preparing to leave for Hungary this spring, one of the most frequent questions I received from friends and family was, “Why? Why Hungary, or missions, or an unpaid internship?” It was a fair question. Why was I...
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Loving Strangers

First Short-term Mission Trip Seven months ago, God placed a calling in my heart to go on a mission trip. This seemed strange because I have never been interested in missions abroad and I am more of a “local missions”...
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A Deepening of the Soul

As I spent a week in Hungary this summer, I got to experience a change I have never seen before in all my travels. I was privileged to see a community that would not even look at us and say...
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