My aunt and uncle, Philip and Amy Sword, have just recently been appointed as Associates in Missions to Finland. We are so excited that they have chosen to follow the call of God to come and assist in the church's endeavors to reap a harvest in this country. They have 3 beautiful girls, Lorelai, Anastasia,… Continue reading Helping one in need.
Short answer: yes. And now, for the long answer. A few weeks ago, a friend posted an article snippet onto her Instagram. The article spoke about a woman who felt that it would be better if churches in Finland would be more like a sauna in style, focusing more on community and its issues instead… Continue reading Is sin important?
Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. And every… Continue reading The wise man built his house on the rock.
Proverbs 23:23 Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding. Living in Finland offers an interesting look into a religious culture outside of the United States. In the U.S., you have varieties of religious denominations: Episcopalian, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Pentecostal, Charismatic, Community, Catholic... the list goes on. These kinds of… Continue reading Buy the truth and sell it not.
The past few months, I've been thinking much about those who I consider to be my heroes in life. My heroes are those who I have watched over the years and those who chose to invest in me as a person. Looking back, these people made such a huge impact on my life, and though… Continue reading Heroes, pt. 1
Hello, my name is Candace. I'm 22 years old, and I live in Helsinki, Finland, with my husband, Johannes. I previously had another blog called Thoughts of an Outsider, but life has changed... my outlook has changed, I've grown up, and so here we go. It just made sense to make a new blog for… Continue reading Hello.