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3 Questions I Ask Missionaries

I enjoy meeting missionaries that are serving long-term in other countries.  I love hearing stories about the challenges and rewards of crossing cultures to share Jesus and hearing them tell about how they were called to go on the mission field long term. The stories they tell are varied, unique and often entertaining. Similar to […]

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5 Books to Keep You Motivated

A good book can motivate you to change your habits, see the world in a new way, or inspire you keep going to reach your goals. A book at the right time in your life can pivot the future trajectory of your life script. I read Rolf Pott’s “Vagabonding” last Spring before we even started […]

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Weekend Links

It’s been a stormy morning here in San Antonio today. The rain has been a great excuse to be lazy around the house. I hope you are having a great holiday weekend! Here are some blog posts for your weekend reading. 10 Things You Need to Know Before Going on a Mission Trip :: Melanie […]

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Global Leadership Summit, August 8-9, 2013

Do you consider yourself a leader? Many of us lead families, ministries, a small group, mission trips, online communities, or a team of coworkers. Almost everyone is a leader. Those of us who consider ourselves leaders can always learn how to be better in our leadership roles, because guiding others isn’t an easy job. The […]

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The Art of Striking Up a Conversation

This past weekend Daniel and I attended Austin’s WordCamp. If you do anything online with WordPress then I highly recommend you attend a WordCamp. They are organized by local volunteers and sponsored by companies to keep attendance costs low. The camps are great if you are a writer, site manager, designer, or developer. The best […]

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Weekend Links

It’s the first weekend of FIESTA here in San Antonio!  We hope you had a great week this week despite the active news cycle.  Here are some great links we found. The Top 5 Rubbish Bits of a Location Independent Lifestyle ::  Hannah and Josh from Love. Play. Work. Time Management for the Location Independent […]

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Taking Your Skills To The Mission Field

Taking Your Skills To The Mission Field

We used to lead short term mission trips for our church. I got involved with missions out of a love of travel, a desire to see what God is doing across the globe, and my ability to get a group of people safely there and back again. But, when it came to service projects on […]

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10 Ways to Prepare Your Kids For Traveling

I love these monkeys, but they are a lot of work when we travel. Their ages are currently 5, 3, and 1. Traveling can be difficult because developmentally there are some things that they simply can not do without mom and dad’s help. This can be mentally and physically taxing for parents, but still absolutely […]

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5 Ways to Support Missionaries That Don’t Involve Money

Daniel and I can’t wait to go and support Christian missionaries and pastors in person when we slow travel the world as a family. Before we can do that we are choosing to stay home and become debt free. Staying home and not being able to give financially limits how we can serve those serving […]

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Book Review: Wrecked by Jeff Goins

Book: Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life Wrecked is the perfect re-entry book after a mission trip, but I believe that every Christian of any age should read this book at some point in their Christian walk. Many Christians see the needs of hurting people and struggle with emotionally processing and […]

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