Month: January 2015

Reflections on a Year of Provision

2014 was a pretty wild year for me. I spent my first year as a full time Missionary living in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where I worked in partnership with Lighthouse in Action as the Volunteer Coordinator. Most of my job consisted of training all of the volunteers that came through the ministry, coordinating their outreach schedule, and disciplining and counseling those volunteers. This was an invaluable experience. I got to spend a lot of time meeting new people and helping them along the way in their walk. It gave me a ton of experience in living in a foreign...

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Meet the Cauthorns

  My name is Gil Cauthorn. My wife, Michika Cauthorn, and I were married in 2013, and together we have been serving as a missionary family in Japan. I have been involved with ministries in Japan for over 8 years, and have been living as a bi-vocational missionary in Japan since the spring of 2011. Prior to living in Japan, I came on short term mission trips through the organization “Mission To Japan/Homestay International” 5 years in a row, while also serving in hosting and ministering to Japanese students through churches in Florida. Throughout these years, I have been blessed to...

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Staff Speak: Book Recommendations

Let’s All Be Brave by Annie F. Downs “One of THE most practical books of inspiration that I have ever read, Annie allows you to be confronted in your fears of stepping out, all while sounding like your best friend… she has a gift of making you comfortable while challenging you to your core!” -Lauren Powell The Insanity of God by Nik Ripken “The Insanity of God teaches us the cost of spreading the Gospel by recounting stories of persecuted Christians around the world. The page-turning tales will inspire courage, faith, and obedience in you to share your faith...

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Roy

  “But that God is not among you. He’s outside, in the empty night, in the darkness, in the snow that falls inside the hearts of outcasts.” -Ka of “Snow” by Orhan Pamuk In the freezing wind I saw a city trashcan with its top hanging off to the side.  As I passed it, a strange thought entered my mind.  I imagined someone curled up, hiding in it, surviving, alive, dead, or maybe the body was put there.  Should I check to see?  I turned around, carefully walked back to the can, and peered into its depths.  Just a...

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Meet Helena

My name is Helena Jordao, and I am so happy to be part of the CODE Ministries family! I’m 27, originally from Brazil, and I currently live in Atlanta, Georgia. I’m the Director of Phylla House, which is a ministry for women who are or have been divorced, widows, and single mothers. Its mission is to promote long-term community, discipleship, and Kingdom activation in a healing environment. Jesus walked me through a healing journey through and after my divorce, and He increased my compassion for those who feel like misfits at church. I used to sneak in late to...

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