McKinstry E-News … Fall 2019

“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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Love is Worth it

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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By Faith

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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McKinstry E-News … Summer 2019

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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Hey Momma,

Today, being Mother’s Day, I want to write about Motherhood.  When I think of Motherhood, the first person I think of, naturally, is my Mom.  I did a google search for Bible verses about moms… and I came across this verse that explains my mom perfectly.  “You should be known for the beauty that comes…

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God is Faithful

Today is one of 2 days a year, that I really take the time to think about someone who was like a sister to me.  Today is Lori’s birthday.  Lori, was my best friend for 14 years, she went to heaven just about 10 years ago… she had cancer.  Every April 3 and September 12,…

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McKinstry E-News … Spring 2019

God Has a Better Plan Is God Messing with Your Plans? It’s been sixteen months since we transitioned from life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to life in Barcelona, Spain. We have followed God’s call on our lives carrying big dreams and big ideas with big faith. We knew God had called us, we were committed to…

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Home…where God provides

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.” This weekend, I wanted…

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