Journals
| From Volcanic Eruption to Creative Construction …Making the Most of the Tragedies in Our Lives

We thought you’d like to learn something of this place we currently call home…                                            In 2002, Mt. Nyiragongo, a two mile high stratovolcano on the edge of the city of …

| Thai King Has Passed

On Thursday, October 13, His Majesty, King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, the ninth king of the Chakri dynasty, passed away at the age of 88.

| Growing the Miriam Fountain Nursing School in Vanga

In the remote, rural villages of Congo, having a midwife deliver a baby can be the difference between a healthy birth or Death….

| Thank God for Ties That Bind

To my surprise, I don’t have to wait until I arrive in Hungary, to meet Hungarians and experience the richness of relationships and Hungarian traditions.

| Counting Steps

Over the course of the last 8 months, I’ve been counting steps. Not as a law which cannot be broken, but as a challenge to be met. I started small, and have moved my way up to meeting the goal set for me by my phone. Yes, I let my phone set a goal for me. (The phone is easier on me than I would have been on myself.)

| Challenging Church Leaders to Grow in Ministry

Recently I finished teaching a Christian Education course at the Costa Rican Baptist Theological Seminary. Since enrollment goes up and down (a current trend in Latin American theological education), I was pleasantly surprised to have 11 students finish the course.