How do I begin to describe the moment that tiny little crying baby is placed in my arms for the first time? Not with human words, I can tell you that much. It is a feeling, a state of being, that goes far beyond what words can capture. In a moment everything changes. For nine … More A Deep, Deep Love: Eliza is Born
Kirby and I have some incredibly exciting news! We’re having a baby! And it’s a girl! What an incredible journey this has been. We first learned that we were expecting a baby one week after we were appointed by World Gospel Mission to serve as missionaries in the Czech Republic! Talk about a future unknown! New … More 2+1=3
This story is a bit of a love story. Well, actually two love stories. And they’re both a part of one big journey. This particular part of the story began after I had been living and serving in South Sudan for 8 months. In case you are new to this blog (or my life) I … More From Proposal to Engagement: a Czech Republic Story
Greetings from Kirby and Whitney, Brothers, sisters, and potential family members, I send greetings to you with joy and hope as much as can be displayed on a screen. I send praises and exaltation to our God in heaven for He is worthy. The journey Whitney and I are on can only be directed by … More Haiti in a (coco)Nutshell
Life is so full of changes. That’s mostly what inspired the title of this post and ultimately this blog. Life is so fleeting. We go from moment to moment, always changing, always being changed. This is who I am right now. This is where I am right now. This is what I’m doing, where I’m … More The Steadfast in the Unexpected: How God Met Us in Our Grief and Showed Us the Heart of the Gospel
Psalm 106 Praise the Lord! Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever! 2 Who can utter the mighty deeds of the Lord, or declare all his praise? 3 Blessed are they who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times! 4 Remember me, O Lord, when … More that we may give thanks to your holy name
I just couldn’t help myself with the title there. I’m a sucker for puns. Even bad ones. As you can probably guess, this post is about Haiti. But, not just a general post. I don’t know enough about Haiti (yet) for that to be the case. I’m still on a mission to learn more. But … More Haiti for You to Miss This
Whitney Smith McMunn, a WGM volunteer several times over, submitted the winning title for WGM’s Compassionate Ministries blog ~ Between the Trees. Below she shares the meaning behind the name… Source: What’s in a name?
This was always one of my favorites by Dr. Seuss. I like to think about traveling to far off and exciting places. To think of how differently people might live, the languages they speak, the food they eat. Dr. Seuss could get my imagination going. But, now that I’m grown (most of the time), I … More Oh, the Places You’ll Go!