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Nothing Is Wasted

When I was 10 years old, my family made the move from Salem, Oregon to Billings, Montana. Moving to a city where a significant portion of the population was Native American, I elected to do my first book report on...
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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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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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A Photo Update from Szentmargitfalva

A few weeks ago, a team of returning volunteers (and one new one) came to Hungary to continue the work on the chapel in Szentmargitfalva. It has been a long process, but a faithful one, with many of our volunteers...
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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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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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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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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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