Category: Global Impact

God’s Road

February 20, 2017 - Global Impact, God

An old Irish proverb states, “It is a long road that has no turning.” I am not a huge fan of most Irish proverbs since they often have to do with drinking, but this one embodies a truth we have...

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Is God Calling?

October 28, 2016 - Global Impact

The countryside is beautiful. The rolling hills and deep valleys shadowed by a lush green mountain range seem to go on forever. It is a picture of paradise—a Garden of Eden, but there’s something missing in this backdrop of...

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How Do We Make A Difference?

October 23, 2016 - Global Impact

As I sit in this airport on the way home, I can’t help but ask the question: If the simple life in America means we live with less—what does it mean for them? Living with less where we have been for...

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What To Do About Africa

September 27, 2016 - Global Impact

As we left Sudan, our hearts were heavy—not for us, but for the people, for the friends we’d made–the friends we were leaving. Living there even for a week had been harsh and extremely difficult, but we left families...

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How To Choose God’s Path

September 7, 2016 - Global Impact

Sometimes we find ourselves on a path well-suited for our talents, abilities, and comfort level. At other times, we can barely wait to get off the stage, hating every moment of what we’re doing. But which one is the path...

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The Story Behind The Ghost

April 24, 2016 - Global Impact

In two days, Amazon/Waterfall Press will release my newest book, The Ghost of Africa.   I have been waiting for this for quite some time for several reasons. There is a story in Africa that must be told. It’s...

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Suffering Has a Face

April 23, 2016 - Global Impact

We hope to make a difference, to ease the suffering, to heal broken bodies and cure disease. As we start the day in the grass roofed, mud walled building we are using—the people from the village are already waiting...

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Out of Sudan

April 22, 2016 - Global Impact

When we leave Sudan, our hearts are heavy—not for us, but for the people, for the friends we have made and the children we have loved. Living here even for a few weeks has been harsh and extremely difficult,...

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The Beauty of Africa

April 21, 2016 - Global Impact

As we enter each village, the local inhabitants greet us singing and dancing. They’re thanking God for sending them help—help they’ve prayed for—for their children, their sick, their community. If that doesn’t humble you, nothing will. They tell us...

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Children of Africa

April 19, 2016 - Global Impact

In a world where we have everything we want, we remember there are those who don’t—many of them are children, and they are not invisible. The dedication of mothers and fathers here in Africa is amazing in the face...

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