Ministry Updates

Ministry Updates

Praying with a patient at the clinic

One of my favorite ways to partner with you is by sharing the ins and outs of daily life as I walk through this journey God has called me to. This page is a brief glimpse into my heart, mind, and soul as I experience sharing the Gospel, one day at a time.

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Below you’ll find each my blog posts, organized by their theme. They range from ministry life to just some life stories and updates!

Following Jesus

God’s Promises

Many things are going on right now in our ministry. The planner in me has been struggling, up until a week ago LOTS of things were completely up in the…

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Years

Facebook memories can be great reminders and I had one pop up recently that got me reflecting on the years that I have now spent in The Gambia and all…

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Missionary Life

Transition

I have used the word transition hundreds of times over the last few weeks. Our teammate Deb Newsome who served in The Gambia for many years transitioned…

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Inventory

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…

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WAWA (West Africa Wins Again)

Industrious

As I sat trying to think of a theme or a word that summed up the last few weeks of life and ministry here in The Gambia, “industrious” seemed the…

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Furlough Ministry

Welcome to The Gambia

I have safely arrived in The Gambia and am settled into our guesthouse in the city to get some rest and stock up on some groceries before returning to my…

Packing

I don’t know who invented plastic storage bins, but they are a missionaries best friend! I have bins in storage at my home in The Gambia, in storage here in…

Weird Missionary Conversations

Several times while enjoying my time in the US myself or others around me have been struck by some of the weird, unique, different, surprising things that missionaries say. One…

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Special Requests

Amazon

I think all of us in the USA can appreciate that Amazon certainly makes our lives easier. As I start to prepare for my return to The Gambia in August…

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Diaries of a Wimpy Tubaab

Dirt

Living in West Africa has brought an entirely new definition to the word “dirty”. Within days almost anything can be covered with what seems like inches of dirt, gecko poop,…

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