Understanding Money in Relation to Missionaries: What You Need to Know

In June, while in Texas, I met a writer-friend in a chic little coffee shop.  Jackie leaned forward and urged me with southern drama and drawl, "You gotta write out the things that scare you the worst because those are the things that people need to hear the most." Just days before this, our family …

What It’s Like for a Missionary Family to Return to the US on Furlough After Their First Term

My family and I have lived in Mexico for the past four years. In the last 48 months, we've only been back to the States for about 7 weeks.  This means that over 96% of our previous four years of life has been lived in Mexico. Our friends are there.  Our pets are there.  Our memories …