When a MOUNTAIN STANDS BEFORE YOU. “The mountains melt like wax before the Lord, before the Lord of all the earth.” (Psalm 97:5, NLT)   We love to stand on top of the mountain. It’s is a place of celebration; a place to enjoy the view, take a moment to rest, and recall the journey to the top. It’s a…

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Celebrating … Trusting … Anticipating Our last picture from our apartment balcony in Barcelona. We have officially arrived back in the United States and stepped into another moment of transition; our first furlough. It’s a time to refresh, to reconnect with family and supporters, and to connect with new partners for the future work. We are having a blast…

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“I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.” (Psalm 9:1) Thank you for your support of our ministry! It’s hard to believe that our first term in Spain is almost complete, and we will be heading home for furlough within six weeks! And we want to see YOU!  We…

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HA!  The other day when I woke up and was pouring my coffee I thought, “I just have so much peace.”  I was talking to God about it and thanking Him for his sustaining peace that mounts guard over my heart and mind.  And then I felt Him ask me, “Why do you think that…

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New CHALLENGES are leading to amazing OPPORTUNITIES in Barcelona! CLICK HERE ANDhttps://vimeo.com/39880958Watch the latest update from Mark and Heater and hear what’s happening now in Barcelona. CLICK HERE TO GIVE ONLINE

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“Keep your eyes open for God, watch for his works; be alert for signs of his presence. Remember the world of wonders he has made, his miracles, and the verdicts he’s rendered.” (Psalms 105:3-5, MSG) Recalling … Reflecting … Rejoicing WOW! God has been so very faithful! It’s hard to believe that the year 2020 is already underway and that…

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“I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 15:13) We are learning to TRUST HIM MORE.   This may surprise you about us, but as people who have left…

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Ten years ago today, I said good-bye to my best friend.  It was 12:30 a.m.  I had spent the final hours of my 36 birthday at St. Luke’s hospital, in Milwaukee, WI.  First in the ER, where I found Lori, heavily sedated, to make her more comfortable in her final hours, and then in a…

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Years ago I went through the Beth Moore Bible Study, Believing God.  At some point during this study she suggests… if your the type of person who writes in their Bible, that at the end of Hebrews chapter 11, you write in the words “by faith [insert your name]”  I am such a person, and…

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Are people around you starving? “From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.” (Ephesians 4:16) Oxfam America, an NGO dedicated to the eradication of hunger around the world, estimates that 30 million people, world-wide, are on the…

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