Category: Pre-Field Stories

Looking Back: Part 3

We’ve already spent some time reflecting on our initial calling and appointment to Togo and reaching 50% of our financial support. What’s the next milestone? For our family, it was our site visit.

Looking Back: Part 2

Last week, we started looking back at this almost three-year-long journey of stepping out of “normal life” and into the calling God gave us for international missions. (If you missed part one, click here!)

Looking Back: Part 1

We’re quickly approaching our three-year anniversary of being appointed as missionaries with ABWE. A lot has happened in those three years and it is so fun to look back at how far God has brought us!

Day in the life: language school edition

We’ve shared a couple “Day in the Life” posts, just because it’s fun for us to be able to look back and see how life changes in each season and space. Previously, we’ve shared about life on the ranch and life during our intensive… Continue Reading “Day in the life: language school edition”

Thoughts on Proverbs 14:23

In my Bible reading the other day, I came across Proverbs 14:23 – “All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads to poverty.”

Language School Q&A

A few weeks ago, we shared about the ministry of language school. Today we want to answer some of the questions we’ve received about school!

Happy Birthday, Hudson!

Today, we celebrate Hudson’s second birthday! We kicked off his birthday week with biscuits and gravy and a fun train ride on Saturday and are following it up today with a trip to the neighborhood playground after French class.

Ministry Update

God used an orphan ministry to call us to Togo… but, as in all ministry, things have changed drastically since we were first appointed by ABWE. We want to share an update about how we see God leading our family in ministry now, nearly… Continue Reading “Ministry Update”

The Ministry of language school

Well, like we shared on Tuesday, it is our first week of language school! We are diving into all things French (I’m listening to a TV show in French on Netflix while I type this) and can’t wait to see how God grows us… Continue Reading “The Ministry of language school”

We Made It!

We had a big and fun post planned for today…