It’s one of those weeks.
Can’t wait to fill you in on the Unshackled festival! Our first event was “Change Your SHELF,” held last night. Tonight is “Change our CULTURE.” Please keep the team in prayer…so excited to tell you more next week. On another note, a few of you have asked how to give to my missionary support account. […]
By nature I am rebellious, but I’m not very brave. I react poorly when ordered around, but errands fill me with anxiety. On Saturday I went to the grocery store. Shopping in a new place stresses me out beyond belief. Even after three months, starting when I park the car, I subconsciously hold my breath. […]
Lately, HOPE61 in Australia… 1. I spoke about the opportunity for HOPE61 in South Korea at the first ever Dynamic Women Australia meeting. Dynamic Women is a ministry of OMS, mobilizing women to go on short term trips. It just launched here in Australia. 2. A small group from the Bongers’s church invited me to […]
Things I said I would Never do: 1. Go to Africa 2. Go to Asia 3. Date someone younger than me 4. Go overseas alone 5. Drive on the other side of the road 6. Stay in Australia longer than four or at most six months 7. Go anywhere but Europe right after college …and […]
At 4:30 this morning I woke up to a text. “Yes, in Croydon. 5.30 am.” Changed my clothes, brushed my teeth. Got in the car and drove to Ringwood East to meet Carolyn (Ian’s mother); then we headed to Croydon for the dawn ANZAC Day service. (Sorry about the poor picture quality – still working […]
I’m back to my regular Monday & Thursday blogging schedule! ONE I love living in Australia when…my footy team wins. Australian rules football, also called “footy,” is its own game. If you need a comparison, though, Aussies tell me it’s closest to Gaelic football. Yesterday my team, North Melbourne Kangaroos, beat the Brisbane Lions in […]