Each week of advent traditionally focuses on a single theme, leading up to Christmas, when the birth of Christ is celebrated. This week's theme is hope, as we reflect on the hope of those waiting for the Messiah and the hope that God sustains in us today... Read More
"We were going to find a way to celebrate with them this year. We have been planning our Haiti “wedding” as long as we have our real ceremony in the States! Read More
In January 2005, I had recently turned my heart back to God and was preparing for my first mission trip with GPPD. I heard about the devestating tsunami that...Read More
Long before Thanksgiving even arrives, we are accosted with shopping advertisements, flashy lights, and other harbingers of a commercialized form of Christmas that would have made shepherds quake at the sight...Read More
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...