Accepted

As most of you know from my last blog post I had an interview at Messiah College on September 21, 2017 to see if I would be accepted to their marriage, couple and family counseling degree program.  What I didn’t include in that post (because I was trying to surprise some people) was that through […]

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Furlough # 2

Missy and I learned a few things last year when we were on furlough.  As many of you recall, it was very fast paced and tiresome for us.  We remembered that there are many more summer hours in a day in the U.S. than there are in Guatemala because of our relative closeness to the […]

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Swing Away

Well, it happened again, I encountered another bout of homesickness.  It took me a day or two to recognize it but in the end, I’m glad it happened.  It all started Thursday when we watched a movie with some friends.  The movie is called Home Run, a movie made to highlight the healing power of […]

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What Do You Share When You Have Nothing To Share?

This is the question that has been rolling through my mind all week. Missy and I were talking about this the other day.  We noticed that lately people have been asking us, “what’s new?” and we’ve literally had nothing much new to report.  We are still learning Spanish.  We are still in Antigua living in […]

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The Call to Battle

Every soldier knows the smell of war, battle, and a call to arms.  We get a taste of it when we are training in the field or on the rifle range.  I picked up the scent for a moment as I prepared for our next presentation early this morning.  It caught me off guard, but […]

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Persecution

We have been learning about persecution and martyrdom this week in class.  It has been quite interesting.  I think the most eye opening part of it for me has been the realization that we generally don’t think about it or talk about it in most American Christian circles.  Why?  I believe it is mostly for […]

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Uniting 2 Serve

Well, this is it.  We’re finally announcing to the world what we’ve been realizing this past year and what God has been preparing us for our whole lives:  we are going to be missionaries in Guatemala! I know, it took us a minute to think about the gravity of it too.  It’s exciting and scary […]

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