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Joshua, Caleb and my mosquito net

“God will protect us from the enemy but we may still see and hear them. We sometimes need to glimpse the giants we are facing to experience the greatness of God. We sometimes need to see the Red Sea to witness God’s power as He makes a way,” shared OMer Renette. “The more we learn to trust in Him, the better we understand that He really WILL protect us and be with us. The giants before me and the mosquitos around me is the world challenging my faith. What will I hold onto in the moments of anxiety?”

Switching on the light

"One of the most well-known and often-quoted passages of Scripture came from the mouth of Jesus in Matthew 28 when He said go into all the world and make disciples." said Andrew. "Its context, in our modern-day usage, is evangelism, with an emphasis on going; and yet, for various reasons, we Christ-followers have a hard time on the go.’"

Am I doing enough?

"As an occupational therapist I do rehab and work with the families as best as I can, but as a foreign missionary working with poorer families I often have many more resources at my disposal than the locals do," shared OMer Beth. "Should I be giving money or the specialized equipment that the families often need? When does helping hurt those I’m working with? When does giving cause dependency on foreign resources and take away the pride and self-satisfaction of hard work of those who are on the receiving end?"

My little hero

Are we doing the right thing? What can I do? Why do people humiliate each other in such a way? If only I had a chance to change the system, if only there could be some encouragement. Why, God, why?

Through a situation with her son Loïs leant that to hand over the problem to God and trust Him with the future.