Thoughts, reflections, updates, poems, & musings from a full-time missionary in the Dominican Republic at Lily House.
One of my favorite things to witness is baptism. I think it’s such a truly beautiful picture of our death to sin & resurrection to new life in Christ. Whenever I attend a baptism, I end up getting teary-eyed; it just touches my soul in a very unique way. As I grew in my faithContinue reading “New Life.”
8/14 is one of those special dates, one that has significantly marked my life. On 8/14/13, I arrived in the Dominican Republic at Lily House for the first time. I was a hot mess of nerves & feeling inadequate. But it was the fulfillment of a commitment I made on another significant date, 12/31/11. ThatContinue reading “August 14th”
I’m usually not one to ask the Lord for a word or phrase for the year. I didn’t even do it this year, but He gave me this phrase anyways. At first, I wondered why the “expectantly” and not just “wait.” Then I realized, I have the tendency to lack faith in the waiting. IContinue reading “Wait Expectantly.”
Why Beautiful Feet?
For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”