No satisfaction?

Every year, 55 million people travel to Orlando. Let me translate that into missionary talk: Every year, 55 million people from around the world step on our back porch for one to three weeks. They come for Disney, Universal and all of the other attractions Orlando has to offer.

Faithfulness through patience

One Saturday, my partner Jacey and I decided to get something to eat. While we were at the fast-food restaurant, Jacey pointed out a couple. The man was signing to his wife about what to get for dinner. I couldn’t take my eyes away.

Meeting needs in San Angelo

Serving with Kids Eat Free in San Angelo, I was away from home 10 long, wonderful and fun weeks. There was stress, loneliness and some frustration, but I think that has to be part of every great adventure.


Three life-changing hours

For three weeks, we worked on a preview for The Pursuit Church's All Star kids games.

God at work in England

LondonMy team came to help three churches with community outreach. The neighborhood where we worked was predominantly Muslim and Sikh.


Three gold-medal days

Three days made my stay in Mexico totally worth it.

International ministry in Tennessee

When I arrived in Gatlinburg, Tenn., earlier this summer, I was surprised to discover it is one of the major tourist destinations of America.

Learning from children

I expected that the adults at Mission Denton—not the children we work with—would have an impact on my life. I have been surprised.

Building a bridge

As I seek to establish meaningful relationships with people in East Asia, it’s like building a bridge. Or maybe it’s more like building a pyramid, one layer at a time.

Thailand: A special place in my heart

Students ThailandGod is so faithful. There is a girl I recently met here in Bangkok whom I absolutely love. She really relates to us well, and she's just precious.


London: Tough questions at tea time

Bowman in LondonIn London, my Monday morning was spent inside a church, serving coffee and tea to people coming in off the streets.


And so it begins

For the past few days, I lived in a room with three empty beds. But now, I am sleeping in a room where two beds are filled with my new roommates, Alfred and Ryan.

“I” trouble

I knew I had a package arriving from home. I decided to check the mail a little early, even though I was pretty sure it wouldn’t be here yet.

God gives strength

I struggle to find the words to express the amazing week I had watching sixth graders build relationships and share their faith with kids right here in Arlington.

Passionate Portland

In the time I’ve spent in Portland, Ore., one thing I’ve noticed about the people is that they are all passionate about something.
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