Three Times- A Poem

Like Paul, some of us have thorns in our flesh that can not or will not come out. God decides not to take it away but to use it. This is for you. Three Times Three Times I asked you, my Lord, To take this thorn from me, And oh so gently you whispered to…

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The Missionary Wife- A poem

God gave me this poem today, for all the precious missionary wives out there. I saw her sitting in my church with a slight smile on her face, she’s not very grand or important I would’ve passed her on the street anyday. But I knew she was not ordinary, I’ve been keeping up with her…

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New Website, New Fund-raising Campaign

Welcome to our new website! We hope you like it. We thought since we changed our location we should have a new name and a new look. Some of you know this, but for those who don’t the word “Tapatío” is a Mexican Spanish colloquial term for someone from Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco,…

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Catch us if you can! Winter Update

John and I are in back in full swing raising support to join a church planting team in Guadalajara, Mexico.  We will tell you more of that in detail in another post.  We have a significant shortfall in our monthly budget due to losing some supporters and the increase in funding needed to go to…

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There is no place for a home

When the movie The Wizard of Oz opens , we see a cozy farmstead.  That all familiar first scene of seeing Dorthy balance on a fence and fall into the pig pen and her uncle comes to “rescue” her sets up a picture of a comfortable, safe, caring home.  Couple that with Aunt Em and…

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June/July Update: Running the Race

For the past three months we have had a major learning curve.  Having a special needs child adds so much extra to our load.  As a result our updates on here have suffered and we sincerely apologize.  It is our desire to keep you as informed as possible and we will strive to do that. …

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