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why we said yes

true stories that will inspire you to say yes to God’s mission and not look back

  • saying yes

    December 10, 2019 by

    by holly j. clemente missionary to mexico As a kid, missionaries were my heroes. Their tales of adventure, stories of faith, and experiences of the supernatural realm and last-minute miracles made them seem larger than life to me. I certainly put them on a higher spiritual plane in my mind, somewhere between God himself and… Read more

  • ready to let go

    August 17, 2022 by

    by holly j. clemente Leaving my oldest son at the airport, watching as he bravely waved and walked away, was so surreal. Even though it was just for a week away from home, the fact that he was traveling internationally all by himself caught me by surprise… and I was the one who had bought… Read more

  • reconciling pain

    August 10, 2022 by

    by holly j. clemente Somewhere out there tonight, there is a little girl experiencing grief that I can only imagine. I don’t know where she is, and I have never actually met her. I only know about her through a friend, someone who entrusted a few pieces of her complicated story to me. Her precious… Read more

  • bridging generations

    July 28, 2022 by

    by holly joy clemente My heart skipped a beat when I received the call. It was my second-cousin, and he was beside himself with the news that his mother, my great aunt, seemed to be suddenly leaving life on earth. What made the turn of events even more devastating was the fact that my cousin… Read more

  • dangerous prayers

    July 18, 2022 by

    by colleen missionary to india I was a junior in high school when I had a radical encounter with the Lord that changed my life. I was seventeen years old, loved the Lord and wanted nothing more than to serve Him in whatever ways that I could. As a teenager, I would spend my weekends… Read more

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