Today marks one month since we touched down in Nairobi. That sentence is hard to believe. In one sense, the month has been a movie locked on fast forward. In another sense, it feels like much longer ago that we checked 22 bags and started our marathon trip to the other side of the world—a … Continue reading One Month on the Field
On July 7, 1873, the Foreign Mission Board appointed Charlotte Digges Moon—better known as Lottie—as a missionary to China. Moon, who was reportedly one of the first women in the South to receive a master's degree, would go on to serve faithfully until she died on Christmas Eve in 1912. Though Lottie stood only about … Continue reading This Day in Missions History: Lottie Moon is Commissioned
You may have seen me mention a "launch fund" in one of our previous posts or newsletters, and you may be wondering, What exactly is a launch fund? To clear up any confusion, I wanted to explain what a launch fund is and what sort of items fall under this label. Simply put, a launch … Continue reading What is the Launch Fund?
As some of you know, Margaret and I took quite a while to decide where in Africa the Lord was leading us to serve. If you would have asked me a year ago, Kenya wasn't even on the list. So how did we end up deciding on Kenya as our landing spot? I want to … Continue reading Why Kenya?
As many of you know, Margaret and I have been prayerfully considering where to serve in Africa. We're thrilled to announce that we have decided to move to Kenya. Lord willing, we will move over to Nairobi at the beginning of 2021. Following a season of learning Swahili, I will teach at the Baptist seminary, … Continue reading We’re Moving to Kenya!