Return to South Sudan

Since early 2016, after renewed fighting in South Sudan, Bill and I have been as-signed to eastern DRC on the Congo-Rwanda border to help meet needs from another crisis. We …

Joyful diversity of God’s family at the APBF meetings “Global mission is not just for the West”

We were part of an amazing gathering of Christian sisters and brothers in Indonesia! If one phrase could capture the message of the events we attended, it would be this: global mission is no longer just for the West.

Planting Seeds – Expecting Harvest

Last December, we had picked haukusai (napa cabbage) at M san’s farm. Now, we were invited back to plant seeds.

All the Things

It’s been a few months since my last journal update, and I thought I’d give you a summary version of all the things going on here.

Peace for all People

Please keep Dan and me in your prayers while we meet with students and share our ministry stories and tools  at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, Beirut, LEBANON. 

Where in the World is Lauran?

As I write this, I’m home, in The Netherlands, having stayed here for one of the longest periods of time since becoming a Global Consultant!