Kate and I are now well into our furlough here in the States. Our first stop was Michigan to visit friends, family, and both of our home churches.
My home church, Ward EPC in Northville, Michigan, held its first triennial missions conference at the end of September – Compelled by Love. The week was themed after 2 Corinthians 5:14-15, “For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.”
We are so thankful to be a part of a congregation that is so active and passionate about missions. Ward Church supports more than 30 different missionaries and ministries both locally in Southeastern Michigan and around the world, and they invited us all to attend the conference together.