Does Christmas Mean Commission?

I’ve heard it said that, “Christmas is God’s ultimate peace project,” meaning the birth of Jesus made way for ultimate belonging and relationship with God. This is what we were created for to begin with. Perfect peace and harmony are essential and nothing else was known before sin had been welcomed in to the lives of […]

Men in Missions

It was early winter, sometime in the late 20th century (1990’s, people). I stood on the battle field surveying my conquest of evil hordes, my sword and shield in hand. The enemy had come to take freedom, but I had stood in the gap, crushing their hopes of victory. I was a young boy growing […]

“Left, Right, or Straight?”

Adventure. What comes to mind when you hear that? It makes me excited and ready to go! I think of traveling and seeing beautiful things, trying to communicate with people who don’t speak my language, and eating delicious, yet strange, food. This year has definitely been a year full of adventures for me. I have […]

“I never thought of that before…”

Since being in Ukraine, my team and I have been involved with English camps here. It has been an incredible opportunity for us to connect with the youth! There was one week when we worked with a camp called, “Jammglish.” During that week I was on a team of ten teenagers, all ranging from the ages […]

A Simple Question

“Are you tourists?” The city was called Solikamsk. I was walking with my Russian translator, lagging a bit behind the group because everything around me called to have it’s picture taken, when a woman handing out flyers approached us. Apparently she overheard us speaking in English because she asked: “Are you tourists?” I was surprised. […]

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