Our family has now been in Southall for 6 months. It seems like only yesterday that we were trying to find our way in this strange new world, fresh off the airplane and waiting for our shipping container to arrive. In that time we have been very blessed by the relationships we have developed with some very special people.
One family, the Mahi family, has been especially important in our lives. This Asian family of Christians came from a Sikh background and has been involved with our church family here for several years. On the first full night we were here in Southall, they showed up and welco...
This trip got the best of me… and I should only hope so! (The “situation” was no more than a 15 min. overtired but didn’t-want-to-go-to-bed-fit). I am honored to do what I get to do here and even at home–to take care of and dearly love children that God has placed in my path. I am especially humbled to know that I have the utmost trust of the parents of these amazing children.
As a worship leader it’s easy to get lost in the details: such as ensuring the best key for the congregation or making the transition between the songs just right. As leaders we’re rarely satisfied and often feel that we haven't quite ‘gotten there’.
Taught a basic audio class to a fine group of young people this afternoon at the New Life Masih Ghar Church. Explaining simple signal flow from microphone to speakers. They were very receptive and eager to learn. Feeling very privileged to share my knowledge with others around the world, all for the the glory of God and advancing His Kingdom!
Very blessed to worship today with this culturally diverse congregation. After the service we were treated to their usual after service meal of traditional Indian cuisine. Very lovely and friendly people who are not shy about striking up a conversation w...
I just realized I have blood smeared on my hand - I smashed a mosquito on the wall of my room. My face has bites all over it! But I can tell you that mosquito bites have been the very worst part of this trip! The rest of it has been full of joy and grace! Where have I seen God? Playing "Nirtz" (a card game) with kids from South Africa who live in Mozambique and an English boy who lives in Pakistan.