Just don’t do it!

Just don’t do it!

We hear over and over again from our missionaries that their paths to the field started with a still small voice that amplified over months, years, sometimes even decades. Maybe you’ve heard the whisper, but don’t yet know if it’s time to go. You aren’t raising...
Life-changing gifts to honor mom

Life-changing gifts to honor mom

Ah, moms. We wouldn’t be here without them! This Mother’s Day, consider honoring your mother by giving to a struggling mama in another context. Because, let’s face it, mom was right when she said: “Sharing is caring!” Parenting in prison  SEND brings life-changing,...
At home — for now

At home — for now

Editor’s note: Joel Barkman grew up as a missionary kid. Kara had never considered missions. After they married, they felt God calling them to reach Spaniards through art and music. They signed on with SEND, raised support, went through training — and now...
The long goodbye

The long goodbye

The missionary journey begins long before you step on a plane. Joel and Kara Barkman heard God’s call and responded. They signed on with SEND, raised support, went through training — and now they’re gone. But they’re taking us with them. For the next year, Joel and...