Mission Update- Malawi 2022

14,000 miles-ish – A mission update from Malawi We departed South Dakota Monday, September 12 at 6:30 PM, drove to Minneapolis, MN where we slept at our daughter Sierra’s home until 3:30 AM, departed Minneapolis at 6:00 AM for Chicago, IL, departed Chicago at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, flew through the night and arrived at

1329 Miles…

Monday at about 9:00 a.m. I received a text message from Tess at Freedom’s Journey in South Dakota. Could we securely transport a human trafficking survivor? How soon could we be there?She’s frightened, hiding from some really bad people—people involved in organized crime. Would I be willing to accept a call from a criminal investigator

Only Jesus

Some time prior to 1985 my mom and dad went to some training event – I have no idea where but it was with the church,  and called Evangelism Explosion.  When dad got home he learned one thing that I remember: “What would you say if you died to day and had to stand in front of

Don’t lie to yourself.

Don’t Lie to yourself. EVERY self-defense seminar I teach revolves around this concept: “don’t lie to yourself.”We discuss it in the seminar, we talk about allowing false narratives to alter our perception of the world. We believe that we cannot be targeted and become a victim of crime, that crime doesn’t happen in our neighborhood,

Open hands

Open your hands. Then Jesus said to them, “Suppose you have a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread; 6 a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have no food to offer him.’ 7 And suppose the one inside