4 Weeks to Go and 4 Ways to Partner

So here we are… exactly 4 weeks before we are leaving on a jet plane to Romania! “What’s left to do?” you may wonder. “How are you doing?” many have asked. Several of you have offered to help. And most of you simply want an update on where we are emotionally, spiritually, logistically and financially. So that’s what today’s post is about! Just so you don’t miss it… check out our Prayer Calendar!

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A video recap! 


We are so grateful we had the opportunity  to visit so many friends and family over the last month! Watch the video above to catch a glimpse of our travels. I wish we would have remembered to get a picture with everyone! Thank you to all of you showed us love along the way! We are driving back to KC now and will pretty much be there for the next 2 months before we move to Romania!!

Speaking of Romania… our boxes arrived to our new house! Thanks to Nicki and the team over there for getting them to our place! Things are getting real!

The Reward of His Suffering

This post has been stewing for awhile… a long while! The video below has been quite an inspiration to us and we still get teary-eyed when we listen to it! We first watched this several years ago, and then recently Brett reminded me of it and mentioned he had some thoughts stirring in his head. So of course I asked him to write them all out for a blog post! Thanks sweetheart for taking the time to put your thoughts together in order to share with everyone!

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Goodbyes are Hard

Goodbyes are Hard. And we find ourselves in a season of goodbyes. Maybe you, too, are in a season of goodbyes? Maybe it’s the last day of school or you just recently graduated? Perhaps you are moving soon. Have you recently lost a loved one or a beloved pet? Maybe you are taking a trip somewhere. Life always brings goodbyes and whether you’re a four year old sad to leave a playdate with friends or whether you’re holding the hand of your grandfather as he passes away… goodbyes are HARD!

And that’s okay!

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The Team

Let me introduce our team…

-they are Jesus lovers, cheerful givers, humble helpers, faithful prayer warriors, consistent friends, loving family, encouraging supporters, ministry partners.

-they are learning about Romania, anticipating God’s work in the life of all those involved with this mission, hearing about the life of the gypsies, sharing their hearts for the gospel to go forth, exploring how God wants them to be involved in this ministry, loving people all around them, and asking about the life and culture in Romania.

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