Hello (again) World – Things are wrapping up here in Benin. It has been an intense year. There are about 5 patients who have wounds that are finishing up healing before they will be released to return home. The wards and ORs are getting torn down, scrubbed clean, and packed for the sail. Airport runs are … More Benin – See You Later
Hi Family & Friends — I had a hard time deciding what to write because there has been a lot that has happened over the last four months. So I asked the kids onboard and they said I should write about why I extended for another 10 months. Here it goes… I originally returned to … More Mercy Ships – My Conviction to Extend
“Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.” – Mark 4:19 This post has tested my courage, my intellect, my memory, my identity and my purpose for living. I have wrestled for months whether I should post it … More Out of Darkness
May 14, 2016 Matt and Courtney, I am filled with joy for this day! A brother will judge every guy who comes within inches of his sister’s heart and today I hold high respect to the man who now holds her heart. Need I remind you, today you’ve made vows to one another. An old … More Dear Matt & Courtney
I’m hoping to get 40 people who will contribute $15 a month for three months. I currently have 7 supporters! Here’s the link: http://goo.gl/iSUujD
Hello Family & Friends! I have been asked to return to the Africa Mercy for a three month service as the interim I.S. manager. My flight itinerary has me booked to leave California on May 16th, just two days after my sister gets married, and now only 28 days away! (Get ready friends onboard!) I … More Sailing Again!
On October 19th I will be leaving to volunteering at Pioneer Christian Hospital (PCH). Located in the heart of the Congo River Basin Rainforest, PCH has worked for 13 years to impact the health of the nation by offering healthcare and hope to those who need it most in the name of Jesus Christ. During this trip … More 2015 Congo Archive
Last time you heard from me I was sharing about an upcoming trip to Pioneer Christian Hospital in The Republic of Congo. Well, I just finished the first flight in that trip. I’m now sitting in the Los Angeles International Airport. Before departure I had received 102% of the funding needed for this mission! I … More PCH – Second Update: Flying!
Excitingly, in the first two days of announcing the trip more than $3,000 has been raised! That means the plane ticket has been purchased! I mailed off the visa application to The Embassy of the Republic of Congo in Washington, D.C. yesterday! Can you tell I’m excited? 🙂 The application should arrive in D.C. on Monday morning … More Pioneer Christian Hospital – Trip Details
My writing normally reflects what’s happening in my life. I tend to keep my thoughts private until I’ve had time to process them and I’m ready to share them. As with most people, sharing thoughts from my heart is no comfortable thing. It was new to me today to realize that as I dig deeper … More An Invitation