“About 68% of rural women and girls in third world countries cannot afford sanitary pads available in the market,” states a survey by global research firm AC Nielsen. Girls around the world in impoverished areas are forced to turn to unsanitary sources for feminine supplies including: leaves, bark, newspapers, mattress foam, old rugs, dirty rags,…

There is an emergency developing in China because of the lack of Bibles available for the house churches. Our Chinese partners  spent a year asking every house church network in the country for details on their need for Bibles. They found that they need a total of 34 million Bibles to meet the immediate needs…

Mama Ketty is a feisty, spry woman with closely cropped hair, a leathered face, deep set, dancing eyes and a strong spirit that never says “die.”  She is 83 and has endured a lot in her lifetime….more than any other women her age that I have met anywhere in the world. Her life has been…

One of my favorite things to do on every trip I take is to spend time with the locals, seeking to gain a deeper understanding of their daily lives.  As you can imagine, poverty has a way of crushing dreams because every ounce of energy goes into mere existence and survival which leaves little room…

Not all missionairies have farming on their agenda, but this missionary does.  Hunger is a global reality, and famine is a death sentence.  Relief is a necessity at times, but is not the long term solution to hunger.  Agriculturual development, however, is a solution. We have probably all heard the the expression “give a man…

I am speaking at a Women’s Spring Conference this Saturday, April 14th at 1:30 pm in St. Paul, MN.  Already over 1,000 have pre-registered.  Let’s get real!  This is a lot of women!  There will probably be more women at this thing than the population of my entire hometown.  I know beyond a shadow of…

Molly is the director of the jewelry business that Caylin and Kelsey, two college age girls from Grantsburg, Wisconsin, started in 2009. We call her “Momma Molly” because she has this uncanny ability to nuture woman wherever she is. Just being in her presence is enough to make you feel better about yourself, your life,…

How Will They Hear? This was a trip intentionally filled with the clear message that God is building His Kingdom with the people of northern Uganda and South Sudan. I am a firm believer that the Gospel Jesus taught and modeled was both the Good News of proclamation and the Good News of demonstration. His…

Mission Accomplished Our team of five from Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin are finally home from our trip to Uganda. It has taken awhile to recover and have time to catch up on the blog so we can fill you in on some of the unforgettable stories we experienced. Through the faithful partnership of so many individuals and…

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