Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Beginning

Well here it goes, I am giving in to a new world, the world of blogging. A fad maybe but a way to share with people what is going on in our lives, our journey that God has put us on, memoirs of our life. I am so thankful for how God works in our lives, we want you to follow us on our journey with Him.
We are on an unbelievable journey right now. Not sure where the journey is even taking us but there is one thing that is for sure, our God never changes. He is the same God who is giving blessings when things in life seem to be going well. He is also the God who allows trial to stretch us and mold us into who we are to become and hopefully in becoming more like Him through each step.
Maybe I should explain a bit. You see just 7 months ago we were in a ministry that we thought we were going to be in for a long time. But God in His sovereignty had other plans. We resigned from that ministry just 5 months ago. Who would have thought that in just 2 months our lives would be turned up side down ( at least in our minds) and we would have no idea what we would be doing or where we were going to end up. We have relied on the promise of Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord,"plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." you see I have had to remember that God is not going to allow us anything that He is not going to allow good in some way. Yes it is hard but we are so excited to see what God is going to do and see where he is going to take us.
No, it is not what we had planned. We did not plan to leave our home that we loved but God did. We did not plan to leave people whom we loved a great deal but God did. Why? For us to be able to see who He is even more. To see His sovereignty, to see Him as our provider and not us ourselves. To see Him as Father who loves His children more than anything else. Yes we are growing through this to become even more like our Loving Father. Allowing Him to work in our lives as He sees best.
We are excited to see what God has for us;the next step in our journey with Him. Why don't you come follow us as we keep walking through the doors. Some that will open some that will close but hopefully striving to be faithful as we walk through each one.


  1. Well count me in on the journey!

    I am so thankful to have you as a friend. Life throws us curveballs, some harder than others, but to see your faith in Jesus Christ as you strive to each new step is admirable. I am so thankful for the times we have had and the times we will hopefully continue to have (even if it's not as frequent). God placed us in each others lives at the right moment and there is not enough gratitude in the world to show for that.

    You my dear are such a wonderful woman after God's own heart and your love for him shines through everything you do. God is going to use you and your family in so many ways and it will be incredible to see where he takes you (hopefully that isn't to far away!)

    Well welcome to the world of blogging! I hope that you guys are doing GREAT!!! Talk to you later! :) <3 ya!

    -Chels :)

  2. welcome to the band wagon called blogging:-) haha! it can be fun and super addicting! there is a wealth of knowledge all at our fingertips! We have been praying for you and your family in this time of the unknown! I know you know this, but God will give you direction in His time. We love and miss you guys tons!!!!

  3. Totally Love You Guys. You have taught me so much through your words and the way you live them. Thank you for your commitment to Christ. We count ourselves better from knowing you.
    Love . the stober 5 . Keep Pressing On. Rest in the shadow of God's hand from which the blessings shall flow.

  4. You have a wonderful family and we are so excited to be sharing this journey with you. It is hard to believe that we didn't know each other 2 years ago and now we have this friendship that has turned into something we treasure. Tammie - I have told you this so often, you have taught me so much. Just watching you go through so many trials/persecutions and how you have handled things in such a Godly manner. I so appreciate your honesty and vulnerablity of just showing me how you cling to God through absolutely EVERYTHING. God has given you this gift of peace and calmness (as well as MANY others!), it just eminates from you. Thank you so much Tammie for being a friend, I praise God for bringing you into my life...even though we are a distance apart now. We have shared some good times and we look forward to many more!