It all happened so fast…
Washer overflowed and flooded 70% of our home.
Youngest son jumped out of a window of a church camp bus engulfed with flames on the side of a highway.
Air Conditioner broke from the dry-out of our house flood.
Family vacation (the “best” part of the Best Worst Summer).
Emergency room visit for stitches.
Unwelcomed shark encounter.
Teenage attitudes. (Need I say more on that one?)
And the worst…four funerals of dearly loved friends and family.
While our personal life felt like a roller-coaster ride with harrowing twists and turns, the ministry was facing significant challenges of its own with unexplainable software migration issues and more.
We felt beaten up on all sides from life’s crazy ride. Someone humorously said to me, “Susan, instead of saying ‘Jesus is enough,’ you should say, ‘Jesus that’s enough!’”
I was shocked and embarrassed at what I had done. Dishonoring our country. Disregarding the sacrifice of so many who died. All unintentional. It was D-day – National Donut Day – or so I had been lured into the marketing spin of a free donut.
As my family and I were munching on a warm, sweet treat, I post our silliness to Facebook. Then, it happened. An older friend responded, “I’m surprised at you, Susan.” What? Why? Surprised I have…
We’ve heard stories of people angling for the perfect selfie, while dangerously putting themselves into harm’s way when tragedy strikes. Lives that ended much too soon because of…sadly…a photo.
What about the reverse? What about the lives forever changed for the good because of one photo taken of them?
Kanpur papers covered the conference with one of the headlines quoting, “Peace with God comes only through Jesus.” Yes! (If nothing else happens on this trip, a couple of million people were exposed to that article headline.) Many men and women came to the evening kickoff and women returned to the first full day conference. … Read more
It took a quick plane ride and a long road trip, but we finally reached Kanpur, the location of the second women’s conference. We are THRILLED to be back here and reunite with dear friends and ministry leaders! Tonight the conference kicked off with a worship service and teaching time, followed by a … Read more