Sweet Surrender

This post is from my good friend Robin Howell, who leaves for Guatemala this month. All summer, she’s been leading short term mission trips and preparing for a new season of life. You can find more of her brilliant writing and ways to support her by clicking here. Do you ever just need to pause? … Continue reading Sweet Surrender

Shut Up and Pray

This is a guest blog from Chase Glantz. You can read more of Chase’s writing here. “Shut up! We’re trying to pray!” Our kind, but very serious, Romanian caretaker yelled to a boisterous gang outside. After a moment of awkward stillness, her heels clicked back on the tile and she half smiled, “Okay. Now we … Continue reading Shut Up and Pray

Faith Made Flesh

This is a guest post from Chase Glantz, a Storyteller in the Marketing Department of Adventures in Missions. Chase shares more of his thoughts here. The pastor in Sumbawanga, Tanzania said plainly, “We’ve been praying for you for months. You are the answer to our prayers.” My first thought was, “Oh shit.I really hope not.” … Continue reading Faith Made Flesh

To Embrace Death

This is a guest post from Chichi Agorom, a student at Denver Seminary. You can read more of her writing here.   I read recently in one of those simple yet life-altering books about life, that the pattern of the Christian life is one of life after death. It’s the cycle we adhere to – … Continue reading To Embrace Death

He Loves Me

“I know your works, your toil, and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false.  I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name’s sake, and you have not grown … Continue reading He Loves Me