Colombia Interviews

Colombia Interviews

As many of you know, Evan returned home from his mission trip in Colombia, South America earlier this month. He shared his experience in our last blog post, “Back From Colombia.” But we had the great idea to share the experiences of his other team members in a short video. Check it out!

Back From Colombia

Back From Colombia

This past Wednesday, I landed back on US soil after spending a week with a team from my church in Colombia, South America. And let me tell me you—it was quite the experience. From assisting with a Bible college class, to spending time with some of the local churches in the area, to helping out with some minor construction, needless to say it was an exciting week. Here’s a summary of what we did down in Santa Marta, Colombia. Instituto…

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Am I Worthy of Love?

Am I Worthy of Love?

In just a few days, my husband and I will celebrate our 5-year anniversary. Now, we may sound like “babies” to some of you, but in a world with a steadily increasing divorce rate, I consider every single year a celebration. So, today I’d like to share my side of “our love story.” Damaged Goods When Evan and I met in college, we had both just experienced break-ups which were frustrating and heart-breaking. I had been in a two-year relationship…

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Preparing for Colombia

Preparing for Colombia

Evan is preparing to depart for Colombia, South America in just a few days! We want to thank you for your financial contributions and your prayers. We really appreciate it! You can help us by praying for the following: – Travel safety – Health for the team – God’s grace

Meet the God Who Serves

Meet the God Who Serves

“Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the…

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5-Ingredient Tuna Noodle Casserole

5-Ingredient Tuna Noodle Casserole

Do you have those meals, those go-to meals, that are regularly served in your home? I think we all do. For different reasons I would imagine. One meal that is served at least once a month in our home is Tuna Noodle Casserole. When I said that you just had one of two reactions. One, “Yum! My mom made that all the time when I was a kid!” Or two, in the tactful words of my uncle, “EW. That’s what’s…

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Unbelief is Your Problem

Unbelief is Your Problem

“Then Moses and Aaron went from the presence of the assembly to the entrance of the tent of meeting and fell on their faces. And the glory of the LORD appeared to them, “Take the staff, and assemble the congregation, you and Aaron your brother, and tell the rock before their eyes to yield its water. So you shall bring water out of the rock for them and give drink to the congregation and their cattle.” And Moses took the…

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There’s No Promised Land Without the Wilderness

There’s No Promised Land Without the Wilderness

“And the people quarreled with Moses and said, “Would that we had perished when our brothers perished before the LORD! Why have you brought the assembly of the LORD into this wilderness, that we should die here, both we and our cattle? And why have you made us come up out of Egypt to bring us to this evil place? It is no place for grain or figs or vines or pomegranates, and there is no water to drink.”” Numbers…

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3 Ways to Shepherd Your Children

3 Ways to Shepherd Your Children

I’ve seen it. You’ve seen. I’m pretty sure we’ve all seen it. And to be honest, I’ve been it. What am I talking about? That angry parent at the grocery store/playground/anywhere who’s scolding their kid a little too loud for everyone to hear. Don’t misunderstand, I’m not saying discipline is bad. But instead of being loose on the rules, like a pendulum, I’ve often swung to the complete opposite end. There’s something in me that wants to view my role…

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Our Monthly Date Night

Our Monthly Date Night

Anyone make any New Year’s resolutions this year? Evan and I made just one New Year’s resolution. We resolved to commit to a monthly date night. Why? Because our marriage is on the brink of destruction and we’re contemplating divorce? No. Because we have tons of money to spend and loads of free time on our hands? No. Because we want an intentional, life-giving marriage that lasts a lifetime? YES! Allow me to define what “date night” means for us,…

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