Posts filed under: Team Development

Get to Know Madison

Madison Atkinson grew up in Southern Indiana and was always highly involved in the United Methodist Church. After graduating college in 2015, she felt led to do missions for a short period and worked with several different organizations, but never felt...
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Get to Know Rhoda

Born and raised in a small town in central Georgia, with a graduating senior class of 45 students in 2002, Rhoda Woeckener had no idea the amount of places and adventures that God would lead her through in the next 16 years. She served...
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Get to Know Anna

Anna is the newest OMS missionary-kid-turned-missionary on the field. She was born in Lexington, Kentucky but grew up in Hong Kong, where her parents served with OMS. Prior to moving to Hungary, she was living in Lafayette, Indiana (Boiler Up!)....
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2018: Looking Back

When I sat down to write this blog, a post-game press conference was playing in the background. The coach of a National Football Team was taking questions from the media, and while some questions were focused around positive parts of...
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Retreat: Rest and Reflect

In today’s world, it is very difficult to manage one’s personal life and work life.  It is even more challenging to manage one’s work life balance when your job is your full-time ministry. For missionaries and others whose passion in...
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Innovation on the Mission Field

Did you ever have the feeling that you wanted to be a part of something bigger than yourself …that you wanted to do something that would make a real difference? That was exactly the conversations engaged in as members of...
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Not What I Planned

What do you do when God changes your direction? What should you do when you are putting all your efforts into something, and then the Lord tells you to stop? Is there anything you can do in those situations? My...
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Changing Rhythms

This week, as the kids head back to school here in Budapest and the weather finally starts to dip below 90 degrees, I admittedly breathe a small sigh of relief. It feels good to slip back into the predictable rhythm...
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Get to Know Julia

Julia was born in Columbia, South Carolina, but raised in Asheboro, a small town in central North Carolina, where her parents still live. She has lived in Hungary since August 2017, when she moved here with her new husband, Will,...
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Get to Know Will

Will was born in Boston and grew up in Massachusetts. He has lived in Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, Upstate New York, and Nashville, Tennessee. He visited Hungary for the first time in the spring of 1992, returning in August of...
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