Back in 2014 when I went with River Valley Church on Global Project Thailand, I remember being quite surprised by the process of reentry, returning from “field” work to home base. Since I’d been to both Thailand and to Minneapolis before (where I met my team and spent a month in Polar Vortex weather =| […]Read More Just a Thought: Reentry and Transitioning Home
Over the past several days and weeks, I feel like our general (U.S.) American consciousness is being more and more awakened. We’ve witnessed recent world events that have really served to spotlight the issues of the years of unrest and injustice in Syria (and, if I may add, other places like it). I just finished […]Read More With Spirit-led Compassion: Reaching Out to the Displaced, the Broken, and the Refugee (Part 1)
Thursday, January 30, 6:56, back in Chiang Mai Available. This word has come up in various ways during this trip for me. I came into this journey with a head full of questions and a heart yearning for God to use me and have His way. And in a way, God answered my questions as […]Read More Great Expectations
Sunday, January 26, 1 a.m. Chiang Mai, Thailand “Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him…” –Psalm 37:7a “He will bring for your righteousness as the light and your judgement as the noonday.” –Psalm 37:6 Today is our fourth day in Thailand. It’s hard to believe so much time has passed already. The Lord […]Read More He Works As We Rest
So we had an early, 4 a.m. start this chilly-warm 10 degree morning as our team gathered at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport. We stayed awake somehow and just finished the first leg of our journey. Now we’re in Chicago awaiting our flight to Korea and on to Thailand!Read More And We’re Off!