mommy wars

I’m a missionary. Can I be a mom too?

by Kathleen Shumate on May 2, 2016

I balanced a plate of rice in one hand and a plate of curried meat and vegetables in the other. I was tackling the dinner line at a missionary retreat, gathering food for the whole family while my husband settled the kids at a table. The man in front of me introduced himself and we […]

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Missionary Mommy Wars

by Jonathan Trotter on August 28, 2014

A814AB Section of barbed wire. Image shot 2003. Exact date unknown.

I just want to come out and say it; I’m not a mommy. Shoot, I’m not even a woman. (OK, those were some of the weirdest sentences I’ve ever written.) But despite my obvious shortcomings, I’m still writing this article. Here’s why: I look around and see young moms and experienced moms who are serving […]

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