How Do We Handle Suffering?

Pain. Suffering. Injustice. Sickness. War. Death. We struggle to wrap our arms around the tragedies of this world. It is a paradox that we live in. How can a loving God allow such deep pain and sorrow? If God cares, why does He seem despondent?  But one must not look far into the pages of…

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Why Helping Others is More About Faith than Finances

As many of you are aware, Haiti is the birthplace of our adopted son, Comerson. As a result, this fifth-world country has captured a piece of our heart. But quite honestly, the bond goes much deeper. The people here are much like you and me.       They love family and friends and go…

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What Are You Scraping Off?

I wonder if America could change if we started to live this way.

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Why Every Believer Should Go On A Mission Trip

In just a few weeks, my husband and I will be taking a team of 31 people from our home church to Haiti for a short-term missions trip. Although mission trips are not new to me, I still am feeling a bit anxious. There are a couple of reasons for my hesitation… We will be…

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Not Everyone is #Free

As we celebrate the fourth of July today, may we remember that freedom is not free. It comes with a price. And men and women have fought long hard battles to protect our freedom. And may we remember that not everyone is free. A few weeks ago I had the privilege to speak to this…

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Perspective

I’m sitting in a bed while thousands of miles away from home, across the ocean blue. I brought a missions team down to the sleepy village of Neply, Haiti to assist with an organization called #myLIFEspeaks. I happened to be the first one on our team to contract a mosquito born illness called chikagunya, which…

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