Season of life

Update on the University of the Nations Maritime Academy During the last few weeks of 2018, leading up to New Years, I was really pushing to see what God had envisioned for 2019.  This year will definitely have a different flavor to the one we just saw. In 2018, we traveled around the world (twice), planting seeds about more efficiently equipping those called to serve the forgotten people […]

Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.

I can’t do it.  All the responsibilities, being a good influence, always practicing patience, and living a life that always looks good from a ministry perspective.  It is hard.  My past still looms in my mind.  What I could have been follows me.  What would my life be like if I would have stayed on […]

I’m back!

Twenty-nine days at sea really makes you appreciate the life of a landlubber. The sweet feel of stable ground beneath your feet.  The plethora of food options.  The aroma of nature. These everyday things can be sorely missed when you are isolated on a ship in the middle of the ocean!   The YWAM Ship, […]

New place. New people. New mission.

Darkness. Complete darkness. Not a scary or unknown darkness, but tranquil and sleepy. Then a noticeable rocking both to and fro, slowly increasing in intensity. Light flooding the pupils as eyes open, and the darkness fades. The realization that the world isn’t moving, but the wake from a departing ferry is causing the ship to […]

It seems basic, but we all need this reminder…

Persecution.  It is almost the norm today for most.  In a world divided in so many ways, it is hard to keep your eyes on what really matters. A few days ago my little sister Isabella sent me this.  I am very proud of the words she said, and It is a great foundational reminder […]