Communion with Christ

Sometime during the year before my ex-husband left, we were in church on a Sunday when communion was served. I remember distinctly the plate and the cup coming to him, and as I watched, he carefully considered it and let it pass by without partaking. I remember the look on his face, he was pleased … Continue reading Communion with Christ

3/8/2022 – Travelogue: Odessa to Brasov, Romania

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Voice of Ukraine

From MTW Missionary Bob Burnham recounts a week of both fleeing and serving: On Thursday morning, Feb. 24, Russia’s blitzkrieg triggered a flurry of activity…. A few hours later I was putting my team on a ferry to Romania, where they were received first by the wonderful people of Romania – both believers and non-believers – and then ultimately by the MTW Team in Brasov (the Ebbers and Kreider families.) The love and generosity of the MTW team, their local church, and Romanians have been overwhelming to this day. We’ve been brought to tears many times by their provision of meals, open arms and open homes, free transportation and whatever else is needed at a moment’s notice.

From here, we are networking with believers doing relief work in Moldova, Spain, Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine. As soon as we arrived in Brasov our refugee work began. We were awakened by the…

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Seasons

Chill rain seeps through dead leaves into dark earth. I long for warm sun, for green growth, for life. Deep roots and dormant seeds rest in the cold dark, soaking up moisture, feeding on soil. Sleeping in the dark they wait patiently for God’s timing. I must wait with them, rest in His Hand in … Continue reading Seasons

Winter Pain

Cold chill rain My body longs for summer sun Deep heartache Seeds fallen buried in winter Fear for the future Covered in dead leaves and snow Alone Held in waiting All by His Hand And in His Hands His Good Hands Protected Waiting   ©Rebecca A Givens, 1/19/19

Psalm 23

The LORD is my Shepherd, I shall not want. There is a relationship… I belong to Him He will provide for His own sheep He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside still waters, He restores my soul. He gives Restoration and Rest He leads me in paths of righteousness, For … Continue reading Psalm 23