Category Archives: Testimonial

The Prodigal Motorcycle

Nelson, one of our workers at the hangar, had his motorcycle stolen while at church last week. When asked if he was upset, he said, “No, God allowed it to happen and He will resolve the situation.”

Here in Mozambique, the most common brand of “moto” is a Lifo. Nelson’s bike was a […]

Life Interrupted

Life is full of interruptions, isn’t it? Rarely a day goes by that my day hasn’t been interrupted in some way, whether big or small. (I have children!)

But interruptions aren’t always bad. Some are fun— like when my friend calls and invites me to get a massage right now. Um…yes, please!

Some are expected—like when […]

Partners in Ministry

Burton Family Christmas Photo

When we lived stateside, we visited family at Christmas, shopped for gifts til we dropped, and baked more than any family could eat. We also tried our best to make sure our kids understood that while those things were fun additions to our holiday, Christmas is really about the gift […]

Beautiful Potential

A green bud emerges.

Walking through my yard recently, I was surprised to see what looked like a flower bud shooting up from my aloe vera plant. I had grown aloe indoors and out many times and had never seen one produce a flower.

I did a little research and learned that aloe does indeed […]

Collision Story

When opposites collide, fragments fly. Order degenerates to chaos. No wonder we fight to avoid crashes. Take, for instance, the contradiction between the two ways people process information—literate-style and oral-style. Neither intelligence nor education matters. Twenty percent of us in the world would rather read than listen, but 80% would rather listen than read. We […]