A Sweet Reunion!

A Sweet Reunion!

Sifan skipped off to kindergarten in early May, lunch box in tow, waving good-bye to her mother like every other school day. Mid-afternoon Kindergarten was dismissed releasing exuberant children back to their families to help with chores and play until dark.  Sifan,...
Surgery for Baby Simerra

Surgery for Baby Simerra

by Joy Casey It was a difficult delivery the morning of March 11, 2022. The baby was whisked away to the neonatal intensive care unit leaving the child’s mother to recuperate in the crowded ward. When the doctor came to inform the mother her baby had hydrocephalus,...
God Meant It For Good

God Meant It For Good

by Becky Burns You meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, in order to bring about this present outcome – to keep many people alive.  Genesis 50:20 There is no doubt that the enemy has plans and schemes against us.  His goal is to steal, to kill, to...
Now They Are Sons

Now They Are Sons

by Becky Burns Who doesn’t love a good before and after?  We binge-watch those shows about dramatic home renovations – from disaster to dream dwelling.  We marvel at the makeovers posted on social media – from drab to youthful. But there is ABSOLUTELY NOTHING that...
Freedom from Death

Freedom from Death

by Joy Casey in Ethiopia Obse (OBE-say) and her young son were doing what they do most days – leading their cows to pasture.  The early morning sun was just warming the air when Obse heard an unusual sound out in the field.  She walked toward the sound and to her...
Crazy Good!

Crazy Good!

by Joy Casey in Ethiopia It was crazy good to be in the midst of 37 missionaries and their wives on Thursday.  They were treated to three days of R&R at a hotel — a much needed R&R, I might add.  It was four years ago when we hosted a similar getaway. ...