It’s wednesday

For all the times I've served on mission experiences beyond my home city, Wednesday seems to be the day that tilts the whole week in a particular direction.Today was no exception. As we unpacked the eight large suitcases of medical supplies…

Quite a day!

Blowing bubbles, playing Mario Cart-Liberia edition (live) and visiting the hospital in Ganta; just a couple highlights from the day. Only one of those sound like someone who just had a "0" birthday. It's been quite a day.Our ride from Monrovia…

A box, a light, and a birthday wish

I thought I could escape to Africa and not have anyone notice today is my birthday. Well, my parents and the staff at church had a different idea. This is a birthday ending in "0." Yes, you guessed it I am turning 20 (again).Last Wednesday…

Day 1

After a wonderful night's rest last night and a great day today, my body is telling me it is somewhere between California and Monrovia, Liberia. It's almost 3:00 am and I'm wide awake laying in bed reflecting the wonderful people we met today…

We’re heading to Liberia

  Tonight I'm heading to Liberia with a team of eight people.  We will spend time with people in Monrovia and Ganta.  Most importantly, we're going to explore how we can partner with the hospital in Ganta, Liberia.The country is still rebuilding…

A Few Last Minute Errands

We've been getting ready for this mission for months and talking about going for years. Its hard to believe it is almost here! Friday will be filled with last minute errands, cleaning the house and doing laundry so when I return, I'll return…

I’m packed!

I can honestly say I've never been packed to go anywhere four or five days before we were leaving.  But, I finished packing last night.  On Saturday, a team of eight people are heading to Liberia.  I'm excited and humbled to be on the team.I'm…

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Psalm 40 Prayer for the Day:Lord Jesus,We come asking the same question as your disciples, "teach us how to pray."We desire to be your people.  We desire to follow your ways.Teach us, Lord, how to pray.By your example of love, show…

Describe the city in ONE word.

Yes, just one. How would you describe the city, your city, in one word?Ready? Go.