May I introduce you to…

… yourself?  To the person that I knew and created in womb when I set you apart? To the person whom I began a good work in and am faithful to carry it on to completion? These are the questions that I feel like God has been asking me over these last several weeks.  It’s … Continue reading

chosen

As I was having my quiet time this morning, I came across a passage that I’m familiar with, and was really encouraged by on little word today. John 15:16  “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit – fruit that will last …” Rejoicing today that … Continue reading

Reading/Listening

It’s been a little while since I’ve updated my “reading/listening” posts . . . so here are a few of the things that I’ve been into lately . . . Humility by Andrew Murray Great 105 page book to challenge you to turn from pride, empty yourself, and be filled with His grace. Wild Goose … Continue reading

taken for granted…

I’ve done it for far too long, spent my days with ne’er a consideration for you. I’ve pushed with my own power, and carried responsibility upon my shoulders. I’ve taken You for granted. I pass them on the street, in the store, and at work. Without even a second thought about the emptiness inside them. … Continue reading

Whoa …

Okay, so I’ve been back in the world of technology, and fried foods, and lots of lights and cars for a few hours now, and I’m a little overwhelmed by it all . . . what a change of pace in such a short amount of time.  Anyway . . . wanted to let you … Continue reading

Mali West Africa – Day 16

Welcome Home! What we are doing today: Sunday January 11th 2009 Arrive home Arrive in Springfield at 4:05 pm Prayer points: Pray for no problems with our flights home to the US. Pray for the adjustments that will need to be made once we return home (to work, school, families, etc.), both due to the … Continue reading

Mali West Africa – Day 15

What we are doing today: Saturday January 10th 2009 Depart Bamako on Air France Team Breakfast Team packing and early check-in at Air France Artisan-shopping Team lunch Depart for Airport 4.5 hour layover in Paris and a 1.5 hour layover in Detroit Spend one night on the flight over the Atlantic 24 hours travel time … Continue reading

Mali West Africa – Day 14

What we are doing today: Friday January 9th 2009 Depart for Bamako Break camp early Say goodbyes to Chief and new friends Return to Bamako-arriving late afternoon Team worship and prayer partners Showers and dinner and celebration! Prayer points: Pray for safe travel back to the capitol city of Bamako, and for a great time … Continue reading

Mali West Africa – Day 13

What we are doing today: Thursday January 8th 2009 Fulanke Villages Breakfast Mapping Sports Team Prayer Walking Discipleship Team: CTC Storytelling Radio Broadcasting development Compassion Team Bio-Filter water project Compassion Team Community Health training Evangelism Team: Jesus Film in a village Dinner and team worship and time with prayer partners Prayer points: Pray for our … Continue reading

Mali West Africa – Day 12

What we are doing today: Wednesday January 7th 2009 Fulanke Villages Breakfast Mapping Sports Team Prayer Walking Discipleship Team: CTC Storytelling Radio Broadcasting development Compassion Team Bio-Filter water project Compassion Team Community Health training Evangelism Team: Jesus Film in a village Dinner and team worship and time with prayer partners Prayer points: Pray for a … Continue reading