Tag Archives: Missional Monday

If You Give a Pastor a Pickup

As our rainy season approaches, I remembered a little yarn I wrote several years ago during our rainy season about my husband and how we couldn’t seem to think of the perfect car for transporting people to church on the … Continue reading

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The Pastor’s Paycheck ~ A Prayer Request

My husband has been preaching through 1 Corinthians this year, and yesterday he arrived at the first half of chapter nine in which the apostle Paul challenges the Corinthians over their lack of financial support for him. We deem this … Continue reading

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Laughter Is Really Serious

#181215585 / gettyimages.com A long time ago when someone was interested in possibly joining our ministry here, our team compiled a list of what we thought were missionary “essentials” in order for our team to work well. If you wanted … Continue reading

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“And in Nothing Terrified”

A few months ago when we celebrated 10 years in Africa, I mentioned that I would share some verses that have encouraged us to keep going in ministry, even when outward results seem unimpressive. I have since shared one passage … Continue reading

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Seeking a Day of Rest

Ministry Mama, when is your day of rest? Haha! Hoo-hoo! What a joke, you’re probably thinking. DAY? Did you say DAY of rest? The other day I read another missionary lady’s Facebook post sharing her great discouragement in the ministry … Continue reading

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Meet Missionary Me! (ahem)

A while ago, I shared a list of questions to ask missionaries; and in fact, I’ve even made up a questionnaire to ask other missionary women over at Baptist Missionary Women, but then I realized that I’ve never taken the … Continue reading

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Little House in the Bushveldt

The ladies over at the Baptist Missionary Women want to share pictures of what missionary homes look like around the world, so today’s Wordless Wednesday will include a lot of words as well. I’m afraid sometimes to share what our … Continue reading

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Ethical Difficulties on the Mission Field

Here’s our recent prayer letter. We love to share the ethical “dilemmas” we come up against in our ministry here. Well, “dilemma” might be too strong of a word for most of these situations. But it is always interesting to … Continue reading

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Y’All Look Alike!

Friday night, my husband was letting a church member out of our gate and locking it up for the night, when a man driving our teammate’s pick-up truck drove up to our gate and repeatedly shouted in Tsonga, “Where’s my … Continue reading

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Working to Build the Choir (Revelation 5:9-10)

How can you improve a choir? There are two ways: Help one of the singers who is already in the choir. Add new singers. We just celebrated 10 years of service in Africa, and I mentioned that I’d be sharing … Continue reading

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