I know what some people think of missionaries. Because I used to think a certain way about missionaries before I became one. I had all of these misconceptions about these people who looked and acted different than I did. I mentally put them on a spiritual pedestal and expected impossible things from them. Since becoming … More Thoughts about missionaries
Someone asked me this question last week. “What does victory mean to me (in my life)?” My answer was this: Victory to me, as a Christian, is to live every day for God. The true victory would be when I get to Heaven and God is pleased with the way I lived my life for … More “What does victory mean to you?”
It’s a rainy Saturday afternoon, and I’m cuddling with my cat on the couch. I sent out my July update letters to my supporting churches, and I’m thinking about all of the things I could not fit in a short update letter. I have so many things I want to share. VBS on Patmos Island … More So many blessings
March was a good month, and April is going to be another good one. Last month, I had the privilege to be in a missions conference in Staunton, Virginia. We had a good week of services, and I really enjoyed getting to fellowship with the church. After the conference, my dad and I drove to … More What I’ve been up to lately.
Thanksgiving is over, but there is so much to be thankful for in each day. This month has been nothing short of God’s wonderful blessings. Looking back, I am still in awe at how good God is. November started out with a new adventure in front of me: teaching junior high and high school. Scary. … More There have been showers of blessings!
It is 1865 in Baltimore. The church members have gathered yet again on another Sunday morning to hear from God’s Word. Men, women and children fill the church as they look forward to what the reverend has prepared. As Reverend George Schrick stands in between the congregation and choir loft, he prays a lengthy prayer. … More Jesus paid it all…all to Him I owe.
St. Patrick was only sixteen years old when raiders invaded his Scottish town and took him captive to Ireland. The son of a deacon and grandson of a priest, Patrick still had to make his own decision about following Christ. It was during his years of captivity in Ireland when God opened Patrick’s mind “to … More Be Thou My Vision
Dr. Charles Keen preached a sermon this past June that has stuck with me since then. I try to take notes during preaching to help me remember the sermon later; but, there are some sermons that I do not need my notes to help me remember. This sermon, by Dr. Keen, is one of them. … More “Take the opportunity to please Him.”
Why do we turn away from what God calls us to do? We have so many things that can distract our mind from what God wants for our life. Sometimes it’s difficult to hear God through everything in our lives. But when God speaks in that “still small voice,” we hear. He shows us things in our life … More What’s stopping you?
Let’s set the stage. Rewind to summer of 2015 right before I start my senior year of college and you ask me this question: “What are your plans for after graduation, Megan?” My answer would have been something similar to this: “Get a job teaching somewhere close to home, get married, have a family, and spend … More This is not how I pictured my life.