Any of you out there still do manual inventories or at least remember how challenging they can be? This week the big “to-do” was a manual inventory of EVERYTHING in the clinic. Praise God, I had a teammate and her teen daughter come help. When I say everything, I really do mean that. I don’tContinue reading “Inventory”

Race time

For those that have known me for a while you may remember years ago, prior to living in West Africa I competed in running races and triathlons. I was never near the front and more than once came in dead last or even had to drop out. However, I kept on racing because I lovedContinue reading “Race time”

God goes before us, prayers needed

The last week has been a whirlwind and I have yet to come up for breath. I am praising God as His hand has been so evident in all of the things that I saw as challenges and His desire has been so clearly revealed. I will share more details when things settle down, butContinue reading “God goes before us, prayers needed”

Pray Without Ceasing

As I sit here in the US I am thinking of and praying for my Gambian friends who will begin the Muslim month of fasting in the next few days (depends on the moon).  This is a difficult time for Gambian believers, for our team and other Christian workers around the world in Muslim countriesContinue reading “Pray Without Ceasing”


Today has been a beautiful day of celebration on many levels and I am so grateful to be in the US celebrating with my amazing West Cabarrus Church family. A large part of my furlough ministry time is re-connecting with my sending church and God is really blessing me by providing many opportunities to doContinue reading “Celebrate”