Planting seeds in Washington State

Stephanie GibsonMy fellow team members Kyle and Jake were walking around the grocery store sharing a Bible verse with each person they happened to pass in the aisles.


Seeking guidance

I’m underneath the grayest, gloomiest clouds that have ever existed, and it’s just a matter of time before rain starts to drizzle. Occasionally a beam of sunshine can be seen, but only for a few minutes before being swallowed by the sky full of depressed clouds.

Wales: 'First-world' problems

WalesOne of my teammates asked how I slept. Sleeping in a full-sized bed after being accustomed to a twin bed, I answered that my bed was "too big." Laughing, he joked that this was a "First World problem."


Missions close to home

I’m in third week here in Round Rock at the Texas Baptist Children’s Home. It certainly has been an eye-opening experience—even though it’s only 20 minutes away from home.

Uncomfortable and loving it

Saturday night at Fun Spot was insanely busy, so when I saw the smiling faces of the other missionaries coming to visit us at work, I was beyond thrilled.

A piece of my heart

Two weeks ago, I boarded a plane for Grand Goave, Haiti, not knowing what to expect — except that God was about to do something radical within my heart. Did he ever!

The Lord added to their number

The Scripture passage for a daily Bible study seemed to summarize what my summer in South Korea should be all about.



The blessing of a pillow

After a full week in big-city Philadelphia, things are beginning to feel more comfortable.

Fast-paced life in Philly

Since the team and I have been in Philadelphia, we have seen God do amazing things.

Conquering fear

I didn’t really expect to encounter problems before I even arrived on the field for my summer missions assignment. 

A God-shaken snow globe

I am a missions freak. Ever since I was 13 and sensed God calling me to the mission field, I have felt a pull toward missions that I can't fight.

Haiti? Indescribable

Haiti missionsEvery time I try to write about my experience in Haiti building homes from rubble, I don’t even know where to start. Words fail me.


Serving behind a curtain

My first week of summer missions was spent learning how to be a puppeteer—learning the puppet show and songs.

Preparing spiritually

As I leave for Colorado, I have to say: “Goodbye, Texas heat. I won’t miss you.”  I have the opportunity to serve the next two months through Go Now Missions as a summer missionary in Fort Collins/Loveland, Colo., where I will work with several church planters.



Greater than my comprehension

My prayer before I went to Haiti on a medical mission was for God to show me more of who he is and how he loves. It was not until Sunday morning that I realized how all-knowing God is.
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