NEIGHBORS AND NATIONS

Mid Week Knysna Update!

May 15, 2019

Greetings! Today is Wednesday, May 15th, and we can’t believe the week is half way over! We are excited to share what we’ve been up to in Knysna and how the Lord is shaping us and using us for God’s kingdom to be furthered. On Sunday, we visited the church that Chris pastors in the…

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Weekend Update for Knysna

May 12, 2019

Hello everyone! After a few days of travel, we have arrived in Knysna, South Africa! The travel went very smoothly! We had no problems with baggage or big flight delays. On our drive from Port Elizabeth to Knysna, we stopped at a beautiful natural park at Stormsriver. We meet the Wilkins’ family here for lunch…

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Knysna Team Departing Tomorrow!

May 6, 2019

Hello everyone! The Lord has been so sweet to knit together a wonderful team to travel to Knysna, South Africa to serve alongside the Wilkins’ family and Youth for Christ. Our team is leaving tomorrow, Tuesday, May 7th! After several meetings, we’ve been praying together, reading the Word together, and reminding ourselves of what the Gospel is…

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Perspective From a Long Term Missionary

April 17, 2019

One of the hardest things I’ve ever done in my adult life was to return to The States from the mission field. Reverse culture shock was in full force, and even after being Stateside for four years, it sometimes still is. If you’ve ever lived overseas, or even been on a short-term mission trip, you…

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Get Out of The Boat

March 27, 2019

“I just don’t think I can afford it.” Have you ever said those words to yourself or to someone else?  Maybe you were thinking about buying new furniture and realized the budget just wasn’t available.  Or maybe you were planning a dream vacation and the financial numbers just didn’t add up. Or, maybe some friends…

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Whatever it Takes

February 28, 2019

70,000. That is a huge number.   If that number were miles, that distance would stretch around the earth almost three times.  If it were dollar income, that salary amount would put you around the 84th percentile in America.  And if that were people, those bodies would fill up the Mercedes-Benz stadium in Atlanta to…

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Days In Khayelitsha

February 24, 2019

Our days in Khayelitsha were filled with paint brushes and repair tools. We painted walls, ceilings, doors and windows. We repaired minor wall imperfections, doors, and began replacing cabinets. But our most meaningful and heartfelt impact was with the children that returned from school each afternoon. Using salvation bracelets, a Bible story cloth, soccer balls,…

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You Are Treasured

February 22, 2019

That was the truth that we hoped to pour into the hearts of the women at our two retreats, Tuesday-Thursday. Our time together was based on Psalm 139:14, which says, I praise you for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.”                              …

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For His Glory: Cape Town February 2019

February 16, 2019

Greetings from Cape Town, South Africa! We arrived safe and sound very late Thursday evening and got a few hours of sleep before beginning a whirlwind of activity on Friday. Before we started on our to-do lists, we paused for a lovely breakfast at our favorite bakery situated beside our hotel, called Knead. Each morning…

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January 16, 2019

Whooo hoooo! It’s Swaziland/eSwatini time!!! Two INFO meeting opportunities…Wednesday, Feb. 6th at 7:30PM in D110 or Sunday, Feb. 10th at 12:30PM in A123. Trip dates are June 20-July 3, 2019. See you there!!!!

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