Stories about Mission Trips

Give Us Vision, Lest We Perish.

In simple humility, let our gardener, God, landscape you with the Word, making a salvation-garden of your life.” James 1:21MSG The single beautiful blossom greeted me at the Jamaica School...

Embossed Beauty. Ana Maria.

We stood in the kitchen of one of the apartments at Eagle’s Nest. For many of the women, it was more like a castle – there was running water,...

johnny coco and the rockstar life.

It is in Him that we live and move and keep on living. Acts 17:28 (new life)   I love this guy. He flew across the ocean last summer...

smiles and waves and nods.

  It happens every time I travel to an unfamiliar place.  Sitting in a van or a car or a bus, I find myself staring out the window –...

incognito.

    More often than not, Jesus comes to us incognito. ~Ian Cron I still remember it. The first trip. The first day. The first orphanage. The first face....

we are all the same.

We sat quietly as the dawn began to break, the landscape around us shifting from grayscale to color. Jim was reviewing the images he had captured while I organized...

what love does

If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all...

we belong to each other.

  I wish sometimes that I could be a bird, like the eagles that soar effortlessly in the skies here in Uganda, flying in circles over a moment to...
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