Devotional – Those We Take With Us

Recently on Facebook I saw a photo posted from one of our volunteers, Michellana, who has been teaching on the island of Chuuk this year. The photo shows a suitcase filled with clothes and just enough space for a little boy with “Chuuk” printed on his shorts to lay down inside. It’s super cute, but…

Devotional – Bread

One of my favorite things in the world is home-made bread—straight from the oven. Cooled just enough to slice into it, but still warm enough to melt the butter. So good. Let’s just imagine for a moment a fresh-baked loaf of bread sitting on a kitchen table. The delicious smell draws everyone in the house…

Devotional: Helping Hands

There he was—the legendary Moses. Standing on a cliff, powerful arms outstretched, staff in hand, wind whipping his robe and long, white beard, eyes squinting into the sunset like an Old Testament Clint Eastwood. But he’s not overlooking the raging Red Sea; he is overlooking a raging battle. And he is not alone. There are…

Devotional: 20 Feet or Less

As a blind beggar his whole life, he was used to being ignored, but at least he had a loud voice.  It was his only chance of survival on the streets.  Even so, many no longer heard him as they rushed through their busy day. Twelve long years she suffered a health condition that isolated…