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Ordinary or Extraordinary?

Ordinary or Extraordinary?

Yesterday we picked up a man named Don and welcomed him into a host home. He was introduced to Missional Living through a friend attending a conference.  He has a story.  Don is a 65 year old man. He traveled extensively as a young man and felt like he wanted to go...

A broken down car & the graciousness of God

A broken down car & the graciousness of God

Driving from Charlotte to Knoxville, arriving one mile from destination and the car is overheated. It won’t start. It is in the red. It cranks back up but only makes it a short way and dies again from overheating.  ONE MILE AWAY FROM DESTINATION! Some might be...

Graduation + College+ Milestones +Letting Go = Trusting God

Graduation + College+ Milestones +Letting Go = Trusting God

I have a daughter that is turning 16 at the end of this month. It is difficult as we venture into this new season filled with worry and concern. We  also have the realization that we are only two short years away from her graduating. Throughout the past few years, we...

The Doubt of Thomas

As the days passed after Jesus’ crucifixion, Thomas was filled with sorrow. He received the news that the tomb was empty and Jesus was alive. What was his first response? It was doubt.  Unless I see the nail marks in His hands and put my finger where the nails were,...

Transition

Transition

Transition is a way of life for missionaries. Change just goes with the territory. At any given time they are likely to be in the middle of, preparing for, or recovering from “changing gears”. And sometimes those gears grind. It is at this time of year that many...

Woven together

One of the most beautiful things about serving with Missional Living is seeing how God knits His people together for His purposes. I have seen it over and over again. We get a housing request for a family of 8 and God brings us a housing partner with a 6 bedroom...

Home away from home

Home away from home

A family that serves with Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) in Budapest has a child who will be living in Knoxville for the summer. Their daughter is a student at Liberty and will not be going back with her family in Budapest. She is looking for a place to call home.She...

We did NOT feel called…

We did NOT feel called…

Take a few moments and watch this video....the whole thing, it is worth the 5 minutes. Often we are asked why we started Missional Living. We had grand ideas of owning a bed and breakfast and being hospitable but we did NOT feel called to pack up and move.... We went...

Excellent career opportunity

Excellent career opportunity

Are you or someone you know looking for a change, looking for a position with an upward career path, looking to serve in a nonprofit, and have a love for missions? We have an excellent opportunity for you to join our team!  The Development Coordinator position will: •...