Answering the Call

November 13, 2019

Every time I come home from a trip, I procrastinate on writing my updates — not because I don’t want to share what’s happening, but because it forces me to revisit. I have to sit down and process the good, the bad and the ugly. O...

September 11, 2019

“I've seen a rich man beg I've seen a good man sin

I've seen a tough man cry 

I've seen a loser win and a sad man grin

I heard an honest man lie

I've seen the good side of bad and the downside of up

And everything between

You know whe...

July 20, 2019

“Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story – those He redeemed from the hand of the foe, those He gathered from the lands, from east and west, from north and south." Psalm 107:2-3

Brown skin, light-blue collared shirts, bright...

May 24, 2019

It’s not all about the money...or is it?

Yesterday our president sent his congratulations to Narendra Modi as he secured his second five year term as Prime Minister of India. In a wave of nationalistic fervor, Modi, the head of th...

May 8, 2019

Our last venture into the Nuba Mountains was one I am sure I will never forget. I can’t really recall how many trips I have been on over the years, but I’m certain the number exceeds 100. I would imagine I have been to Sudan and/...

February 24, 2019

I was unsure how to begin this, but I feel an urging from the Lord to tell you about man considered a hero to thousands in South Sudan.

As some of you may know, I recently returned from the field where I spent a couple of weeks sh...

January 31, 2019

There are certain opportunities in life you think you will get only once.

Traveling to South Sudan was one of them.

In the summer of 2015, as a graduation gift from my father, I was able to go with ATC and provide medical attention...

December 20, 2018

About a year ago, I threw away three years of detailed notes, well-loved folders and overflowing binders I had neatly collected during my college career.  

Impulsive? Yes.

Irresponsible? Probably.

An expression of frustration, confu...

November 15, 2018

The Middle East. 

It’s hard to write in so few words about this trip.

I knew that going into it the Lord had something big for me. It was so evident due to the attacks from the enemy trying to keep me from going. Fortunately, I hav...

October 19, 2018

My work can weigh me down. If I’m not careful, I can wear it like a heavy cross dangling from my neck, like a bullet wound in my side, like a bitter slice taken from my tongue.

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