True joy and peace cannot be found outside of the vine. Abiding is a choice, but the peace we receive is a free gift and we cannot find it on our own. Read More
My friends and I stood scrunched together at our small, city-airport, arrival’s gate. We anticipated with wonder that perhaps some new life change would be soon walking toward us. Just two days prior, I had been contacted by a local resettlement office... Read More
It was a seemingly insignificant hiccup in my day, but it changed my perspective on access to clean water. The water main in my neighborhood was turned off for...Read More
The crisis in Ukraine has touched the hearts of many. We want you to be encouraged in knowing that even in this dark time, the light of hope shines on...Read More
The end of the familiar Nativity story is joyful, but the beginning of this story is a mess. The journey to the joy was through chaos, uncertainty, and darkness. But the Light was on the way...Read More
I grew up in a small village in Slovakia. I am a Roma woman who grew up with three brothers and a mom and dad. I wasn’t a typical girl, who was very feminine. I was more of a tomboy who liked to play football with the boys...Read More
I am about to pass onto you a glimmer of hope because many of us need a reminder that God sees us, He knows, and He is faithful. If you do not have time to make it to the end of this blog, here is the spoiler...
The creative side of me blossoms when I can envision multiple purposes for something deemed useless. Broken pallet pieces and metal rods? Looks like a spice rack to me. A frame with a warped canvas...
On Saint Patrick’s Day, some celebrate together, some make recipes or crafts, and others simply wear green. But most never consider the real person behind the holiday. As a captive, refugee, and later missionary to Ireland...
The psalmist celebrated the coming Messiah with the same imagery: “You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy. Psalm 45:7 ... Read More