I was reading a blog (http://blogs.ntm.org/brian-pruett/2012/03/23/just-how-stressed-are-missionaries-and-what-can-we-do-about-it/) that stated, "Back in 1999, Drs Lois and Larry Dodds (of Heartstream Resources) were studying the levels of stress on the mission field, using a modified version of the Holmes-Rahe Scale.
|Kenya Missions Retreat, 2014|
Our hearts cried, "Amen!" as we agreed when Jeff pointed out "We will be tired in the work but not of the work."
|Lovely Ladies at the Missionary Mixer Night|
|The Guys Gather for their Picture|
We were encouraged that just like Timothy, we will have frequent infirmities with no healing. But we press on. I know that doesn't sound so encouraging but when we read in the book of Acts how the early apostles suffered the same, we feel encouraged that we don't stand alone.
|The Missionary Kids and Their Teachers|
I encourage you to pray with us to stand strong. We have seen God at work through Calvary Chapel with several church plants. It's invigorating to be a part of. We are alive and awake in the work God has for us. We desire to be no where else but in the hand of our Lord. Please stand with all of us in prayer. Be a part of the work here.
|Josiah Taking a Break for a Quick Dunk|