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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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Wrapping up Two Years

When I first started with OMS in Hungary, I knew I would be on the field for at least two years. When that time was coming to an end, I reevaluated and took some time to see if this was...
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Mindfulness on Social Media

You’re scrolling through Facebook, looking at photos from a friend’s wedding, bookmarking a new cookie recipe, and commenting, “Congrats!” on a cousin’s new place of employment when you come across a text post. As you read through it, you start...
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Covid-Culture Shock

About 11 years ago, my family moved to Hungary (see cover photo for the throwback). Arriving on the field was exciting. Everything was so new. We had a flurry of fun activities, picking out cell-phones and outfitting our new apartment....
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God Is Never Not Moving

In an alternate reality—the one where everything goes to plan—last week would have been our third English camp of the summer. A little over a month ago, we were agonizing over the decision of whether or not to have camps...
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Research in Ministry

I am a planner. I like to know the facts and what to do before I start something. In order to figure out what I need to know, I do what most people do… I get on the internet and...
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Walking the Path of Discipleship

Over the last few years, our discipleship team has undergone some perspective changes that have led to a different view on how we partner with churches and what God is already doing in Hungary. One of the most frustrating things...
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