The first overseas missionary I remember meeting was a single woman who lived in Africa. When I was a child, she stayed in our home for a week and gave me a lovely necklace of polished gray seeds that came from her beloved Angola. In the evenings, she told stories that danced in my young... Continue Reading →
Jen’s Story: Stay or Go, Part 3
I am delighted to have Jen Oshman share her story here today! Talk about a lot of ups and downs in the following! Maybe hearing Jen's story is just what we need to prepare our hearts for the unexpected. What a great question she asks: "Who are we and who is God?" I find that... Continue Reading →
Shar’s Story: Stay or Go, Part 2
I am so honored to have Shar Walker share her story here today! Shar and I met a few months back at a Gospel Coalition women's event here in Denver, and I knew she would be a fantastic person to interview about the geographical cost of discipleship. Her experiences with the stay-or-go decision, like my... Continue Reading →
TGC Feature: Should I stay or should I go?
Now that I've got Stranger Things stuck in your head... I'm really honored to partner with the Gospel Coalition once again this morning! You can read my article here: Sometimes God Says 'Go.' And Sometimes 'Stay.' The staying or going question is one we've had to wrestle through multiple times, you? I love hearing how... Continue Reading →