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A DIFFERENT LIFE THAN I EXPECTED

I am a missionary kid. I grew up in Panama where I joined my parents in ministry throughout the country. I saw God do some pretty amazing things. When I was a child, I was called to missions. Honestly,…

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THE POWER OF YOUR SHOES

Throughout my life, I have managed spherocytosis which causes a weak immune system. I’ve battled this disease and with each step, God has guided a sickly little girl into the strong youth pastor that I am today. Two weeks…

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THE MISSIONS COORDINATOR

When I read Scripture, I see Jesus sharing His love with the nations. From Genesis to Revelation, it is all about missions to me. I’ve been on several short-term mission trips to various parts of the world. Each trip…

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ESTABLISHING A GIRL’S HOME

It is said that history often repeats itself. Twenty years ago, my daughter spent Christmas break ministering in an Indian orphanage. She met four orphans who would drastically impact her life. Some fifteen years later, she was able to reconnect…

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A NOT-SO-SHORT MISSION TRIP

My husband and I had finally finished the paperwork to adopt an American child. We discussed what we should do before becoming new parents. I had previously gone on several mission trips, and we decided to experience this together.…

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THE HEART TO PERSEVERE

The Bible says it won’t be easy to follow Jesus, that we’ll be subjected to ridicule and scorn. I have sure experienced this throughout my life. When I decided to give my life completely to Christ thirteen years ago,…

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NEVER THOUGHT I’D BE A MISSIONARY

Sometimes God gives you stepping stones to build up courage to do something scary. For me, that began when God opened my eyes to the suffering in the world. But, I did not even know where to begin. Plus,…

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BRINGING LIGHT TO AFRICA

In the same year that I accepted Christ as Lord over my life and returned to church, I started having dreams. I was dreaming of children that had no shoes and little clothing, children who looked at me with…

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LOVING ON THESE SWEET CHILDREN

From the time I was a little girl, I wanted to be a missionary. Finally, God opened a door for me. After spending 30 years in special education, I retired in August 2015 and began working with Real Hope…

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OVERCOMING HER FEARS TO SERVE

I really hate to fly. Over the years, I had developed such an anxiety, followed by panic attacks. Especially now. Especially alone. Why would I go on a mission trip? Not with all the political unrest in our world.…