2017: Hurting but Hopeful

We wanted to write to you before the end of the year just to give you an update on what’s happening in our lives. Without a doubt, the past six months after our daughter’s death have been hard for us.  Like having the wind taken out of our sails, there have been...

Phoenix Rising: Our Next Step

In Chad, when people would talk about something that was to come, they always tacked on “Inshallah”, best translated, “God willing…”  Mostly they said this because of a certain fatalism in their worldview, but as Christians it is worth recognizing that our...

From Desert to Tundra

In the past month, we’ve been going between extremes.  From Chad to Minnesota, from the desert to the winter tundra!  We arrived in Minnesota four weeks ago and have been adjusting back to life in America.  It’s strange how much we got used...