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January/February ’14 Ministry Update

  Wow, 2014 is slipping by too quickly. Let me apologize for missing my January update letter. I will try to be more diligent in my updates for the rest of the year. January started out well with an administrative trip to Uganda with HG Africa Director, Denise Matthews, and HGIM President Jan Ross. The(…)

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December ’13 Ministry Update

As we wrap up this year, I am so grateful for everything the Lord has done in me and through me. It has been a full year of sharing the Word of God and I am truly honored that God would use me in this way. In 2013 I had the privilege to share the Word of(…)

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October Ministry Update

OCTOBER 2013 UPDATE      Wow. Another month has come and gone so quickly! I cannot believe that November is here, and before you know it we will be ushering in 2014. I will also turn 29 this month. Time really does fly when you are having fun. For me this month has been very encouraging(…)

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September Ministry Update

SEPTEMBER 2013 UPDATE September came to a close with me back in the U.S.A. preparing for a busy last quarter of the year with the Annual HGIM Board meeting in October, planning for some big things in 2014, and getting back to much needed personal fundraising efforts. My time in East Africa ended well with(…)

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August Ministry Update

AUGUST 2013 UPDATE      It has been a good month in East Africa. During the HG Africa mission team’s time in Uganda, we saw two successful teacher-training events. We spent time in fellowship in multiple churches, and had a great week of working at King’s Primary School (KPS). On top of that, many other(…)

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July Ministry Update

July 2013 UPDATE           This month has been great for me. After my Middle East outreach was postponed in March (hopefully until early next year), and then a decision for me not to spend three weeks in Haiti last month when our missionary on the ground came home, I have finally gotten(…)

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June Ministry Update

Ministry Update June has proved to be a busy month of traveling around the U.S. for me. It started with our Africa Team Training Event which was held in Cedar Rapids, IA this year. During this event we gather together with our mission outreach teams made up of people from all over the country and attempt to prepare(…)

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May Ministry Update

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS UPDATE LETTER Ministry Update May has been an exciting month for me in general as things are getting busy again. The highlight of this month, however, was traveling to Haiti and getting to see all of the beautiful children there that I left after almost 9 months together,(…)

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Living From Righteousness

I woke up this morning with this overwhelming thought on my mind: As those who are covered with the blood of Christ; as the forgiven and redeemed Children of God; as those who are clothed in Christ’s holiness, we do NOT live our lives striving to become righteous by putting off sin and warring against(…)

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April Ministry Update

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS UPDATE LETTER Ministry Update Last month I shared that due to riots and visa issues we had to cancel my outreach to the middle east, which would have put me in two different Muslim-controlled countries this month. With that no longer being the case, April ended up turning(…)

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Colossians – An Overview

One of my personal Bible study habits is that anytime I write a scripture reference in my journal, it get’s underlined there, then in my Bible, out in the margin beside that reference, I will write the journal date, so that for all my future reading of that passage, I can connect the two and(…)

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March Ministry Update

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS UPDATE LETTER Ministry Update I am sad to announce that due to circumstances with the government in the Middle East, we had to cancel my outreach there that was to take place this month. Originally I was set to fly out on March 5th for a two week(…)

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Middle East Outreach

  UPDATE, MARCH 20, 2013: As I posted in the last update on here, there was some religious and political uprising in country which ended with the destruction of around 300 Christian homes, among injuries and other damages. As we have still been waiting for my visa to come back, the feeling of the HGIM(…)

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South Sudan Mission Video

  Check out this Mission Recap video from our South Sudan outreach in 2012: You can also read my write-up about this outreach here. For more info on how you can get involved on an outreach like this, or get involved with the ministry, contact me or check out http://www.HeartofGodInternational.org or http://www.HeartofGodAfrica.org

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February Ministry Update

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS UPDATE LETTER Ministry Update Home Sweet Home. February has finally allowed me to readjust to life in the States, and get caught up on some of my administrative work to close out 2012, and plan ahead for 2013. Early this month the Learning2Live, Gospel-presentation booklets I produced last(…)

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Righteousness is in Relationship

Are you a worrier? Do you strive your best in all things, but then wonder if it’s really good enough and what more you could be doing? If you are like me, it is easy to move from reflecting on one lazy or unfruitful day into stressing out about whole life issues and wondering if you’re measuring up to that elusive ‘potential’(…)

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Interview: HG Haiti Executive Director, David Young

  In January, I had the opportunity to sit down with Heart of God Haiti Executive Director, Dave Young, to talk about the formation of Heart of God Haiti, and where the ministry is headed going forward. Check it out.   For more information about HG Haiti and how you can get involved with the(…)

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January Ministry Update

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS UPDATE LETTER Ministry Update My time in Haiti is up. Erin, the new HG Haiti missionary has hit the ground running. Now, I am home to finally get started on my fundraising efforts to continue what God has called me to do. My last weeks in Haiti were(…)

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Pursuing Hope for Haiti

Yesterday marked the three-year anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake that hit Haiti and destroyed so much here. Lives lost, property damaged, and a global rescue initiative that has hurt as much (or more) than it has helped in the recovery process. As I am getting ready to leave Haiti on Friday, after spending what(…)

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