God’s Wonderful Omnipresence

We found out we were expecting our third child amidst a turbulent time.  The same week I found out that …

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A hospital visit

I got to see one of Senegal’s main public hospital’s the other day. One of my friends was having …

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A Sereer wedding

I got to go to traditional wedding with my friend Hawa the other weekend. (Hawa is in the middle …

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Introduction to the Honebeins: Jacob, Melissa, Grace and Caleb Missionaries with New Tribes Mission Serving in West Africa Jacob’s testimony I was born in Loveland, Colorado where I lived most of my early childhood.  We went to church with my mom when I was young. When I was 7 years old my Dad started attending church with us. My dad, my sister and I all learned about God’s plan of salvation and were baptized together. But I started to doubt my salvation when I was 16. I struggled with assurance for 8 long months before my heart was satisfied.  On July 5th, 1997 after many desperate prayers that God would confirm my salvation, He put a witness in my heart, saying “Yes, you are a Christian and yes, your sins are forgiven.”  It was a turning point in my life.  Not only were my doubts satisfied, my soul was free. Melissa’s Testimony I grew up in a Christian home.  It was at age 5 that I realized that I was a sinner and that only by believing in Christ could I be saved from the punishment of Hell.  In my teens, I was baptized, and I realized the importance of…

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