The softest blankets you have ever felt

One of the neatest things about living in Ethiopia is all of the amazing people that you meet and the incredible work that you get to see happening.  Like we talked about in our last post, Ethiopia is quickly moving out of poverty and transforming into something totally new.  It is in part because of …

Coming to Texas!

If you are in the Dallas area we would love to see you this Sunday!  I’ll be speaking on the topic of caring for orphans, and orphan prevention in Ethiopia and will be sharing stories from our time here in Ethiopia at the Gospel City Church in Arlington, Texas.   We would love to see you there! …

Top ten rules for helping Africa

“Imagine you are walking through a battlefield the day after, bodies are strewn all around, smoke rises from the still smoldering ashes of what used to be a home.  Then imagine you have a truck full of supplies with you and you start unloading it and trying to build something new right on top of …

The start of a new forever

This past week was a very special one for us, we got to be a part of a wedding that we will never forget.  Thomas who you will remember is our the local director for Bring Love In was married to Lily, it was a beautiful celebration.   Thomas is a special friend of mine …

Good to be home

I am not sure how we forget it every time, but that trip back home from America to Ethiopia hits our family like a train wreck. I am not joking either, we all get grouchy, and can’t sleep, everyone seems to get sick, and for about four days everything no matter how small feels like …