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Uncertainty & Questions

Uncertainty & Questions

Psalm 8:3-4 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them? I have had this same question that David did – what does He want...

Layers…..

Layers…..

Culture is nuanced. As missionaries begin to learn the ways—spoken and unspoken—of their host country, it is kind of like peeling an onion. You pull back layer after layer, discovering, “But wait, there’s more!” When missionaries re-enter their country of origin, it...

2019 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

It’s hard to believe we just completed our third year of ministry! God has been faithful leading us and we have learned so much submitting to His will. We are blessed to share our 2019 Annual Report that gives God the glory for what He accomplished as we serve the...

Be a host home….what does that mean?

Be a host home….what does that mean?

When we started Missional Living, we had a dream to build a "neighborhood" of homes to host cross cultural workers as they can back to the U.S. on furlough/home assignment. As we researched, met with builders, architects, and contractors, we realized that this was a...

Back to the Beginning….Our Story

Early into our marriage, we had a dream to own a piece of property we could use to practice hospitality and encourage others.  Over the last 10 years, the Lord provided more clarity to our dream through our involvement as a couple in local and international missions...

Partnership

Partnership

Partnership...What does that mean, what does it look like? In Ecclesiastes 4.9-12, we know that 2 is better than 1. Partnering together to accomplish His will. Two years ago, our ministry had one van. We were very excited to have this vehicle to offer to cross...

An encouraging word

An encouraging word

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.                  1 Thessalonians 5:11  But encourage one another daily….so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness Hebrews 3:13 Throughout scripture, God’s word...

A grateful heart

A grateful heart

When reflecting words to thank you for supporting and caring for our international ministry workers, I can think of no greater words than the ones straight from scripture. Adapted from 3 John 1 that says it so beautifully, Dear Friends, I pray that you may prosper in...

a cup of coffee filled with love, concern, & challenges

a cup of coffee filled with love, concern, & challenges

I had coffee recently with several individuals interested in learning more about Missional Living. They have several friends and family members that serve overseas. They shared their love, concern, and challenges. When these loved ones return, it is a struggle because...

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...