the reality of missions

Yesterday, we spent our afternoon at our church's all church picnic. It might have been in the top 5 of lowest low points for me since moving here. It highlighted so many of the struggles I've had since moving here, and it left me feeling isolated and beyond discouraged. And it also brought things to…

pearls

I was going to edit my previous post and add this, but instead, I think I just want to let it flow as it is . . . Over the past 6 months of living in Scotland, we've discovered a few things: the Scottish are different from the English; the politics, the culture, and the…

an update

As our eighth month in the UK comes to a close, three things are clear: I need an office assistant, we are in a stretching season, and nothing is easy. Yet the one thing that overrides all of those is that God is good. We cling to His goodness always, and we're learning more and…

6 months in . . .

I realize I need to post more updates about what we're up to and how things are going, so this is less of a processing post and more of a status update: January and February were incredibly busy for us as we visited churches, looked for a location for the school, met with pastors, finished…

my thoughts

Have to say that I have had my share of bad news and difficulties when it comes to setting up a Bible school in a foreign country, trying to move our family there, and attempting to get visas for 5 others. It's been tough!! And I've been working on all of this for a year!…