No money. No visa. No passport. I seized Greg’s arm and told him we had to find my wallet. He smiled and said that God would help me find what was lost.
When I talk with people about going to the mission field, one of the most common fears is the impact this will have on their children. It makes sense to feel uncertain about how our kids might “miss out”.
What is God’s plan for my life? It’s a question I’ve asked at different stages in my life, usually after facing a disappointment or a dramatic change I hadn’t expected. …
Defining my Asian-American experience hasn’t been easy. I’m still struggling to find others to engage in those conversations with and so I’m still learning and stumbling through it.
I was overwhelmed by the feeling of urgency, love, and longing for this region, which made me think: if I feel this way, how much more does God love and long for these people to know and worship Him?
There are a lot of places in America where I am made to feel out of place. I love to make new friends but I always wait for the inevitable question. “Where are you from”? Even though I grew up in the U.S. that question is a reminder that I will never truly belong.
I can’t help but wonder if there is something deeper between our identity and our ability to love those who are culturally different from us; and ultimately, our willingness to be involved in cross-cultural mission.
Phyo Phyo, we learned, is a young lady. She dresses like a boy to help protect her sisters and to fulfill the male role as she is the oldest of her siblings and has no brothers. She has faced tragedy like few of us have ever known.
From Urbana to East Asia, God has been leading Megan on a journey over the years to write for him and share the stories of East Asia with others. I’m …
What do you think of when someone talks about “member care” in missions? For most of us, this sparks an image of a pastor or counselor flying out to Asia …