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It’s Easter. It’s Been a Long Time. Why Am I Still Hurting?

Because that’s how grief works. It is not just a once in a lifetime thing, it comes back at unexpected moments.

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The Heart of a Single Servant

Hearing from the heart of a young, single, Christian woman ministering in China.

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Cancel Christmas?

Merry Christmas! May you be filled with the joy of Jesus’ birth; the news that cannot be canceled.

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3 Reasons to Celebrate from One Who Stayed

For those of us “left behind” or who chose to stay behind in China, there has been much to lament. But, there has also been much to celebrate.

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Kids and Masks—Challenges in the Pandemic

As COVID-19 lingers on, it does not seem that this threat to public health has caused our Chinese friends to question eternal things more than before. We do, however, have open doors with neighbors that we never had before.

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Peace on the Inside

We would never have asked to go through this period, and we are hoping we won’t have an encore performance with a second wave this winter, but we are thankful for God’s unwavering presence throughout this crazy year.

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Living Incarnationally—Inside the Wall

Hearing from three individuals who experienced lockdown life in China—including in Wuhan—with their co-workers, friends, and neighbors.

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In Exile—Still Waiting

I’ve asked God during these days if he really is completely sovereign and he has answered clearly that he is. I’ve asked him if my identity is truly secure in him and not the work and life I suddenly lost. It is. I’ve asked him if all of this could really be for my good. It is. And I’ve prayed that he would help me say blessed be the name of the Lord. He has.

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No Language Requirement

China has offered me the most experiences for worshiping outside of my culture and this morning my mind wandered back to my first Sunday morning there.