Since May 20th, 2017, I’ve haven’t been able to fully swallow or breathe. I’ve been in and out of the ER and getting procedures done that until only very recently yielded conclusive results for a rare esophagus disease. Long story short: it’s really sucked and God is really good.
No one’s ever said it to me like that before; that it’s a good thing I can’t be like God in every way. But how could I be called to be Christlike (1 Corinthians 1:11) in every way, and yet in some ways never be like Him?
Who do you think is the most unlikely missionary of all-time? Maybe you’d say Paul (See Acts 9), a persecutor of the early church turned apostle for Christ. Or, maybe you think of more modern day missionaries like Jim Elliot, William Carey, and CT Studd.
By Rachel and Bailey It’s our one year anniversary at All the More — so we want to celebrate with you how this blog came to be and the ways in which God has provided and used it this past year!
Y’all, did you know there is a faithless way to complain, and a faithful way to complain?
“You’re not my world” “You don’t complete me” “You’re not my everything” “I can live without you”
When was the last time you celebrated what God was doing in and around you? I mean really, really celebrated. Paused and prayed. Sang a song. Told a friend. Wrote it down. Whatever stopping to celebrate looks like for you – when was it? Or have you ever stopped to celebrate?
I started reading a book 9 months ago with a friend of mine called, Knowing God by J.I. Packer. I honestly did not think much of it. I sort of yanked it off the shelf because the title and packaging caught my eye and before I knew it, we started.
This year I transitioned jobs 3 times: Missionary in the Netherlands, Government/Charity Liaison for the state of Texas, and Fundraiser for an educational nonprofit in Austin. The most difficult transition has been moving from “field staff” to “administrative staff.” What I mean by that is,