Month: March 2016

The Commute

The drive between work and home is a long one. Not like an “I live in St. Pete and work in Tampa” long. But still hefty when you count in traffic on two of only three main roads in Pensacola. What we lack in high rises, we make up for in widespread commerce. It’s said that it takes approximately 1 ½ hrs to get from one side of Pensacola to the other. And yet, our specified “downtown” stretches only a few short miles and centers around the one and only Palafox Street. A hub of small time restaurants and...

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Set the Captives Free

My name is Paul and my wife has always had a desire to bring out people’s inner beauty.  Whether it’s complimenting strangers or speaking light into women shamed by darkness, Allisan wants people to realize how God sees them.  As a hair stylist, Allisan brings this desire to life through her expertise, making women feel beautiful and speaking truth into their lives.  God recently presented an opportunity that will allow us to use this desire and work with women caught in the sex industry in Phuket, Thailand.  These women desperately need to know how much they are loved by...

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On being “Sent”

“How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? “Romans 10:14 My family and I (along with Zach Cobos), serve at MustardSeed Christian Church in Osaka Japan. ( We are on staff missionaries, heading up different ministries focused on discipleship and church planting. When you hear the words “Global Missions”, what images come to mind? For many people we have talked to images of disaster relief, hunger and medical aid, shelter...

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Fighting for Our Future

My husband and I fight. There, I said it! The thing is, everything I Insta-post is accurate. We love each other to the moon… and back. We are best friends. We do seek adventures together. We laugh… a LOT! We are a kingdom couple. We do snuggle to watch movies. And we are very, very happy! We also are very real people! Sometimes “love” is a word of unexpected TRUTH in the others’ life. Sometimes being “best friends” also means you act a bit like “friendemies.” Sometimes it takes 2 hours (or weeks) of coercing to make the adventure...

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The Best News you will Hear All Day!

It has been quite some time since you last heard from Katherine (my wife) and myself! I would like to apologize for such a long time between posts, and would like to make it up to you now! We have seen some pretty amazing things happen over the past year and I hope to share some of those things with you now! First off, Katherine and I got married in August of last year! It was the most beautiful ceremony and reception in Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada! It was the perfect day and we were fortunate enough...

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