Posts filed under: Faith

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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True Convictions Require Action

“The actions you take simply serve as the tangible evidence of what you believe.” – Simon Sinek A few years ago, I was involved in an exercise at OMS Global Headquarters. Part of our exercise was to discuss what the...
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Ten Years and Counting

Corinne and Jonathan Long first came to Hungary 10 years ago. They were here for a while before returning to the USA for a few years. They came back to Hungary in 2014 and have been here ever since. Jonathan...
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Leaning on Promises

Transitions are a part of life and often a time of stress and anxiety, but ultimately we choose to change things because we believe it will be an improvement in our existence. As Christians, we choose obedience to God’s call...
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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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Praying for Protection

On Friday, March 29th, I was hit by a car. I was waiting at a crosswalk near the ministry center when a car ran a red light and crossed the flow of traffic. The car was clipped in the back,...
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The Missing Piece

My whole life, I’ve never really known what I want to do or what I want to be when I “grow up.” Ok, scratch that—for a large portion of my childhood I wanted to be Michelle Kwan. But due to...
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God Is Faithful

Lately, I have been really enjoying Facebook’s “On This Day” feature. For those of you who aren’t familiar, this little feature allows you to see things you posted and friends you made on that day throughout the years. Sometimes these...
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Dealing from a Distance

Distance can be a difficult thing. They say it makes the heart grow fonder, but at some point it just sucks. Moving is never an easy thing, and growing up, my family moved quite a bit. At some point though,...
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