Giving Thanks When Growth is Hard Work

Giving Thanks When Growth is Hard Work

If you are American, you are likely in the midst of celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. Where I live in Kijabe, Kenya, we have a fairly large contingent of American expats, and so a butcher delivers turkeys to our campus every November. Somehow, I currently find myself hosting a 12.6 kg turkey in my freezer. Otherwise, […]

By Bethany Ferguson on November 23, 2017

Ministry with God vs. Ministry for God

Ministry with God vs. Ministry for God

My family moved into a new home this summer, on a woodsy lot in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Now autumn, I sit at my dining room desk to write, and the view through my window is one which is stunning, but also rapidly changing. As I gaze outward, I’m […]

By Laura Morgan on November 12, 2017

Asking “Why?”: A Medical Doctor’s Reflection

Asking “Why?”: A Medical Doctor’s Reflection

It was midnight. I had been at my patient’s bedside for five hours, doing everything I could to bring up her oxygen, to give her comfort, to comfort her mother, to hope for another miracle after eight months of miracles.  Holding the breathing tube open between my forefingers, I rested my head on the bed […]

By Arianna Shirk on November 07, 2017