What Power Outages Have Taught Me

missionaries living without electricity

It's funny how the little things in life can have such an affect on you. Being a missionary and living overseas has taught me more about myself than about anything else. You learn to live without, push yourself beyond your mental and physical limits, and often times it's the seemingly insignificant parts of your day that can have the biggest impact on you. Electricity has become so normal in our everyday living that when it goes out we can become irate, at least I do anyhow. I can't … Read More

Stay or Go


Deep in the foothills of the Himalayas my wife and I stood, saddened. We were in Nepal on an outreach in the northern part of the country in the middle of nowhere. We had trekked 5 days straight, … Read More

Let’s Be Real

Jesus on the cross

Let’s be real. Some subtle but booger of lies about being in missions and ministry is this: You can’t get it wrong, you have to have it all together, know your stuff and there is no room for … Read More

Health Insurance


This article is from Mark Sneed, Vice President Insurance Consultants Int'l. The Need for International Coverage When traveling overseas, either on a short-term mission trip, or on a long-term … Read More