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
Last week, I got an amazing message from a supporter of mine in Minnesota: “We are having a Vacation Bible School this week, and have decided to raise money for you to come home for Christmas! So my request [is that you write down] 20 fun facts about you: 1. [What is your] favorite color? … More God’s Littlest Missionaries
Things I Recommend You may know that I had to make a mad dash to Hong Kong this last week, on account of me being slightly illegally here (only by 38 days) on accident (overstayed my visa…). I do not recommend anyone going to Hong Kong in the same manner as I, but I can … More Phew, Thank God for Student-hood!
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
Nope, I’m not going to Disney Land. However, I’m sure Mickey and Minnie would love to know that I’m coming to visit their homeland for a couple of adventure-promising days… The Plan, Stan: Depart 6 AM Tuesday morning for HK. Arrive and get my little self over to the Taiwan Embassy (or Taipei Economic and … More Tix For Hong Konging
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!
A Taiwanese friend named Nancy needs your prayers! She is a twenty-something believer, whom God has radically changed in the past few years- she has accepted Christ, gotten baptized, and gone to two year’s-worth of YWAM missions training programs in hopes of becoming an associate pastor. Soon she will be starting a new YWAM base … More Urgent Prayer Request
For a girl who hardly sweat a day in her life, even when exercising, this Taiwanese idea of summer is a bit much. I sweat in the sun, I sweat in the shade, I sweat when I wake up, I sweat when I lie down… this could be a Bible verse if I switched a … More When the Missionary life isn’t so Fabulous: Out of Town for the Surgery