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Prayers for the New Year

As we begin 2021, many of us carry a great deal of hope for change after a hard year, or maybe leftover anxiety from the one passed. Let us begin 2021 with prayer that we would be open to whatever...
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Christmas in the In Between

This holiday season found us unexpectedly in the United States. We hadn’t planned to spend the end of 2020 in Indiana, but much like the rest of this year, our plans didn’t go to plan. Usually, being “home” for our...
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Small Worries & Constant Learning

One of the reasons I wanted to come to the USA (for more on that, read my previous blog here) was to say goodbye to my childhood home. My parents recently moved a few hours away from where I grew...
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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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Food, Free Time, and Rhythms

Retreat:   Verb – move back or withdraw; withdraw to a quiet or secluded place  Noun – an act of moving back or withdrawing; a signal for a military force to withdraw; a quiet or secluded place in which one can rest and relax; a...
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Revival

Recently in our discipleship groups here on the field, we read through Psalm 119. I was struck as I read it in my NASB Bible how often the word “revive” was used. I only started circling it about halfway, so...
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Coming Full Circle

About eight and a half years ago, I sat in the corner of a small room at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis while a young doctor played with my son. Usually, Corinne would be the one to take him to...
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Above All Else

Earlier this year, I had trip scheduled to go to the US, spend some time with my family, visit some friends, and connect with a church that supports me. It was smack in the middle of the first Covid-19 wave...
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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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