The Devil Wants You Tired At five o’clock I was ready to crash. Granted, I do seem to get worn out much more easily here in Taiwan than in America, but five o’clock? An overwhelming urge to sleep washed over me and I sought the couch for a short nap if it would come. Waves … More The Devil Wants You Tired/ God Gives Hope
Can the Gospel be found in Daoism? No… But if Chen Jie has a curious Daoist customer, the Gospel might be spoken through someone who has no idea they are the Lord’s mouthpiece. I have some very important music- and school-related updates at the end, but first, before I tell you about any of these, … More The Gospel through a Daoist, God Saves from Suicide, and Chen Jie’s Funny English: 3 Awesome Stories
My friends, my grandfather had a saying that has guided my life and guarded my steps since I was very young: “God is good, the devil is a liar, and prayer still changes things.” The Bible also commands us to intercede saying that the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective (James 5:16). Do … More New Update on How to Pray for Skye!
Don’t look now, but sorry for the spoiler alert… I am coming home for Christmas. Today I want to tell you about what “home” is like for a missionary, and the Taiwanese lunar calendar’s “July”…aka ghost month, or the month when the gates of hell are supposedly open. First off, Minnesota Bound: I just bought … More I’ll Be Home for Christmas! And What You Need to Know about Taiwan’s Ghost Month
Made it onto the plane. Peace out, homies! Next stop: Taiwan embassy in Hong Kong! Please pray for travel mercies and a granted visa in time to fly back home to Taiwan tomorrow. Keep the Faith! Skyebirdie
As I was preparing to get my visa turned into an Alien Resident Card (ARC), I suddenly realized that I do not actually have a valid visa to do anything with! I will spare you the raw details, but suffice it to say, I was under the impression I had more time, but that I … More Another Urgent Prayer Request!
There are few things in life of lesser importance than prayer. Thank you for all the people who have lifted me up in prayer and have devoted their time and wisdom and friendship and even finances to support me in missions across the world. Taipei, Taiwan, here comes the gospel! And here come the prayers … More New Update on How To Pray for Skye
There are some things I won’t tell you because I believe not everything needs to be shared. For example, God told me to pray for a certain friend, but not to tell them. Here’s what he said: “I want you to pray every day for ___________. And I don’t want you to tell them about … More The Beauties of Taroko Gorge and Repentance
Finally, dear brothers and sisters, we ask you to pray for us. Pray that the Lord’s message will spread rapidly and be honored wherever it goes, just as when it came to you. 2 Pray, too, that we will be rescued from wicked and evil people, for not everyone is a believer. 3 But the Lord … More New Update on How To Pray For Skye!
If any of my western friends are itching for summer, you should have come to visit Taiwan last weekend: it was 90 Degrees Fahrenheit here. For Pastor Chris’ wife Jamie’s birthday a group of us went for a bike ride, and I got my first sunburn of the year. But then it went right back … More And Then It Was Summer… Almost