So what have I learned? I have learned that the initial excitement and feeling of adventure of foreign missions has faded for me. But the good news is my intentions have been purified. I realized that a major motivation to go on foreign missions was selfishly motivated by what I got out of them. I now have a greater understanding of “It is better to give, than to receive.”
This is my third mission to Ghana in just over 2 years. On my first trip, I came as a single missionary working with FMC (Family Missions Company) and throughout the mission I got to know and fell in love with my missionary husband, Erik. God is faithful and made His will very clear to […]
“They left everything and followed Him.” Luke 5:11 The first time we went to Ghana, I met a young girl named Rosemary. She was very shy at first and kept her distance. When she would see us come back each day from the village, she would sheepishly wave and then run back to her house. Her little […]
This summer Life Teen Missionaries are going back to Ghana, Africa and we need a few good men. We currently have filled all our slots for women, but we could still use a few more men. We are looking for college aged students or recent grads who are looking to take their faith journey to […]
“Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed him. – Matthew 4:19-20 One of the great things about living at Covecrest is that each week you have an opportunity to meet some amazing people and hear some powerful stories. Recently I met an amazing […]
As the Global Life Night, THIRST FOR CHANGE, is on-going it got me thinking about how amazing it is that just about everywhere we go in America, in every public place, we have FREE drinkable water available to us. Whether it is out of a faucet or a drinking fountain, the fact of the matter […]
Our Life Teen Mission trip back to Ghana this year was incredibly blessed. We took 12 missionaries, 3 of which were with Family Missions Company. The greatest blessing this year for me was seeing all the people we built relationships with last year, and having the opportunity to go deeper with them, from all the young adults we worked with, to the people and the children in the village, to Rose Mary and all the children that lived around the house where we stayed.