A great big headline to catch some attention, because everyone likes attention

So you understand the roaring wave of fear that swept through the greatest city in the world just as Monday was dawning--the stream of flight rising swiftly to a torrent, lashing in a foaming tumult round the railway stations, banked up into a horrible struggle about the shipping in the Thames, and hurrying by every available channel northward and eastward. By ten o'clock the police organisation, and by midday even the railway organisations, were losing coherency, losing shape and efficiency, guttering, softening, running at last in that swift liquefaction of the social body.


Giving Thanks

I’ve just returned from an amazing 6 weeks in Ireland (with a small stopover in London). What an incredible experience! I most definitely fell in love with this beautiful land. I’ll write all about my time there soon, but on this wonderful day of Thanksgiving I want to share something else with you. This will be the first Thanksgiving I’ve spent…


The Great Big Plan (his, not mine)

Hello friends and family in Christ!

It has been a very long time since I’ve broken internet silence, and so much has happened in the last few months. Now though, I finally feel able to share what has been happening in my life lately.

In June I was asked to leave the Philippines and return to the United States. There was a lot of confusion surrounding these events, but after time and much prayer I have decided to leave Family Missions Company now that my two-year commitment is up. It is hard to leave what has been a wonderful community and become my family, but I feel that this is truly what is best for me and what God desires for my life right now. I expected missions with Family Missions Company to be…

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The Best Gift

A couple weeks ago we got a call from our priest for an alms request. A few minutes later the chapel leader of a mountain community showed up at our house with a picture and a request: please save this little boy. When we went to the community only an hour later, 4-year-old John only had enough strength to complain about…


Easter Blessings

Christ is risen; he is risen indeed!

Today, let the joy of the Lord fill you! Let these words resound in your heart. Christ has passed through sin and death in order to redeem all things, including you. Don’t let this glorious day pass you by…