And there is something good and right about being honest, I think.
Lazarus danced a jig. Well, he did. Sometimes our scripture imagination becomes a myopia of what we see on the written page and we can begin to think that the entirety of Jesus' life were the bullet points we find in the Gospels. Now, they are the authoritative version, verified by ancient counsels of Godly [...]
You get a lot of goodbyes when you go missionary. Every other summer, we pack our bags and mixed emotions and leave our home for a summer in the States. The odd scorching days become a whirlwind of travel, speaking at churches, fast food, strange beds, long road trips, and great family memories. Along the way, [...]
Let's be honest. If someone asked, 'What does a missionary do?', most of us would dig deep and mumble something about learning languages and telling people about Jesus and smile that please-don't-ask-me-more-cause-that's-all-I've-got grin. The real truth is that most of us are not exactly sure what a missionary does and we are even more confused about [...]