Category Archives: StandingBeside


Phil. 13– I thank my God every time I remember you. I know you haven’t heard from me while we have been on home assignment, it was a very busy time with getting everything done that we needed to and I didn’t even know where I was half the time!  But, I did want to share… Continue Reading

The Power of Women!

It’s not all about you!  One of the quotes that has changed my life since reading the book, “The Purpose Driven Life”, by Rick Warren.  In fact, Dan and I felt the book helped us each so much we personally gave it to our family members and children.  If you haven’t read it, I would… Continue Reading

How’s your Heart?

Today has been a hard day.  Let me show you why.  This is a two month old baby boy, his name is Ramon.  He is so dehydrated and malnourished I don’t know if we are going to be able to help him.  About two hours before Ramon came to the hospital, I was helping hold down a… Continue Reading

Have you been duped like I was?

  We have these truths in the Bible: God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.  Psalms 46:1 But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint from… Continue Reading


Yesterday was one of the “memorial days” for our journey to Nigeria.  March 22, 2012 was the fateful day that we were on our way back to the airport to embark on our “missionary adventure”.  After deciding that, Yes, this is where God wants us, we can’t do it ourselves, the job is too big… Continue Reading


  John 4:14 – But whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”                                … Continue Reading


The tree that cannot shed its old leaves in the dry season, cannot survive the period of drought. ~Nigerian proverb We are now in Harmattan season here in Nigeria.  Wikipedia describes this season as “usually a dry and dusty period associated with low humidity. As a result, the weather is harsh to the hair as… Continue Reading

Global Leadership Summit

Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is — His good, pleasing and perfect will. — Romans 12:2 Last Thursday and Friday here in our hall at GECHAAN we had… Continue Reading