Sandy's Blog


Touching the Future

preschoolers in a classroom

She invited us to close our eyes and imagine a beautiful little boy with curly blond hair and big blue eyes named Jason. I was immediately hooked and wanted to know more. Robin invited us into her story and her life.

God is working through WMU ministries

National Correspondents

Friday evening, I had the opportunity to visit in the home of our national correspondents, Trennis and Pam Henderson. Currently their home is parked in Lewisville, Texas. In 2018, they retired early and sold their 2,300 square home and moved into a 200 square feet RV.

A Season of Hope

God’s call for me to serve at national WMU was clear and compelling. To deny His will would be to intentionally engage in disobedience. My concern throughout the process was for my family. I prayed for confirmation.

Helping Vulnerable Children

happy small girl sitting on floor holding hand of foster mom

The caller said, “Come to Little Rock tomorrow. We have a baby for you.

There Went My Missionary Nickel

75 Million Campaign flyer

It was inevitable. I entered our library and archives intent on one specific search. Hours later I emerged from the historical playground and wandered back to my desk, oblivious to tasks left undone in the interim.

A Case for Planning

There is a great deal of buzz these days about promoting growth through casual connections. You’ll hear things like, “We don’t want to plan. We just want things to happen naturally.” There is value in ground swelling and grassroots efforts. After all, WMU was born out of such.

Biblically Rooted

Years ago, friends serving with the IMB had little access to Bibles in the heart language and no access to discipleship materials in their assigned country. They adopted a strategy to lead people to study God’s Word by simply copying it.

I Am a Child of God

One of the joys of traveling to events in different states is meeting new people and hearing their stories. I met a gentleman who sojourns in Richmond. I call it his temporary place, because the world has been his home.

Strong Foundations

Kinzua Bridge Editorial credit: J. Michael Jones / Shutterstock.com

I was recently asked to prepare a presentation entitled, “WMU Provides a Missional Foundation.” I know the importance of building on a solid footing.

The Flying Mission Friend

I met Andrew at a retirement for a friend. Andrew is a grown-up Mission Friend who was also involved in Children in Action and Youth on Mission and served on multiple missions trips. As a freshman in high school, he was asked to teach Mission Friends at his church.

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