Monday, April 03, 2017

The Truth About Missions is That It's a Long, Hard Slog

“I don't know, Jen, are we even ‘doing’ anything there? Or is it just a thing to...feel like we are doing something?” My dear friend emailed me those words last week. Our two families have been going each week to the apartment of a newly arrived Somalian refugee family. We drive across town every Sunday afternoon with cookies and board games and we pile into their teeny apartment living room and spend an awkward hour attempting to bring levity to their otherwise very difficult lives. It’s been about six weeks and she’s right, it doesn’t feel like we’re getting much done. Read More

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