How to Find Joy

Have you ever had a day when it felt like you just couldn’t catch a break? Recently, I was coming back from a trip, and when I arrived home, I realized I had left my wallet on the plane. After driving back to the airport and waiting for what felt like hours in the lost-and-found […]

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Thanksgiving thoughts 2018


  I get nostalgic around Thanksgiving. This year finds me thinking back to my childhood on the mission field in the Middle East. Those were dangerous times. We were evacuated three times amid gunfire and threats, my Dad was arrested in Iraq, and he was even kidnapped by Palestinians. We had to leave this missional […]

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It’s been a year …

At our staff day of prayer, I was reminded that I am so deeply grateful for God’s overwhelming goodness in every situation.

This year was a roller coaster—mom’s home going, giving away my daughter Natasha in marriage and gaining a son. Unspeakable stories of persecution from the field juxtaposed with rejoicing over more than 100 million kids reached with God’s Word. I can hardly believe all that’s happened in the span of a year!

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The endemic spirit of generosity

As I woke to the news that Chik-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy passed away today, I couldn’t help but think of a good friend of OneHope who recently passed as well, Reverend Belvy C. White. His generosity in giving to OneHope was as faithful in death as he was in life, leaving a financial gift as his […]

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