A number of years ago I had the opportunity to visit Montenegro as part of a short-term missions team. My local church in Scotland was partnered with a church in the Montenegrin capital city, Podgorica, but our work was primarily with three Balkan refugee camps in the eastern town of Berane. The first team that […]Read More Making Way for Miracles
In my late teens and early twenties, I was plagued with sickness after sickness. Nothing serious, usually just the flu. But I would catch it often, sometimes up to four times in one year. These bouts would floor me and leave me with no energy, resulting in weeks off sick from work and, most disappointingly, […]Read More A Modern Day Epidemic
Since moving to Germany last year, money has been tight. It has been one of the greatest tests of my faith, yet the provision of such has been at the heart of the majority of my testimonies. I wrote about a particularly challenging need in August of last year (you can read about it in Um, […]Read More The Repeat Examination
I recently FaceTimed my youngest brother and we were chatting, as we often do, about our next steps and what God is calling each of us to next. At the time of the phone call, I was facing a number of challenges myself and was a little preoccupied by them as we spoke. But then […]Read More The Mathematics of Generosity
At the turn of the year I decided it was time to switch my daily Bible readings from English to German. By that time, I had had nine months of language study under my belt and I was spurred on by my desire and goal to begin ministering in German this year. Progress has been […]Read More Trust: Active or Passive?
Last week (on Sunday) I posted Um, Where’s my Miracle? and the response has been quite overwhelming. This is what happened next… On Monday afternoon, I received an email from former missionaries offering wisdom and guidance, having faced similar challenges themselves. I’m so grateful that God’s provision is not just financial; finance is only a means to […]Read More Um, Where’s my Miracle? (Part 2): The Overflow
I began this week with 1p in my bank account. I knew this day would come eventually, having had no regular income since I quit my job in Scotland in March. But, I was also confident that God is a God who provides, therefore I had no reason to worry when it did arrive. However, […]Read More Um, Where’s my Miracle?