Laura Wood

The Mission Field

Triumph Over a History of Tragedy

Triumph Over a History of Tragedy
March 26, 2017 No Comments »

By Laura McKillip Wood In the 1800s, the Dakota people (Hunkpati Oyate) of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe lived primarily in Minnesota. In late 1862, when tensions between white settlers and Native Americans reached a peak, the Minnesota government issued ... Read More »

Elder Orphan Care

Elder Orphan Care
February 26, 2017 No Comments »

By Laura McKillip Wood A Romanian pastor and his wife were watching the news in 2006 when they heard about some elderly homeless people who had frozen to death in the harsh winter weather. Instead of ignoring the problem, the ... Read More »

Opening Doors for the Gospel

Opening Doors for the Gospel
January 22, 2017 No Comments »

By Laura McKillip Wood Germany always interested Larry and Teri Lewis. Their ancestors came from Germany, and Larry was stationed there in the military. When they visited Berlin on a short-term mission trip, they felt intrigued by the unique work ... Read More »

A World of Opportunity

A World of Opportunity
December 25, 2016 No Comments »

Laura McKillip Wood Every November when she was a child, Rebecca Monnier and her family helped serve Thanksgiving dinner at a homeless shelter in her hometown near Omaha, Nebraska. “While this was really small, it opened my eyes to the ... Read More »

Diving In

Diving In
November 13, 2016 No Comments »

By Laura McKillip Wood Jim Bettison grew up in a family he describes as “churchgoers but not Christians.” The year he graduated from high school, First Christian Church of Florissant built their new church building in his neighborhood, and his ... Read More »

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