Posts by Heather Prince Doss

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Better than Leftovers

by Heather Prince Doss

Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the first fruits of all your crops. –Proverbs 3:9 Leftovers. They are a wonderful timesaver in the kitchen and sometimes even seem to taste better than the original meal. But when we honor someone with a meal, we would never think of using leftovers. The same is true […]

Ecumenism and Award-Winning Chili

by Heather Prince Doss

One of the things I love about the Presbyterian Church (USA) is our commitment to be in relationship with Christians of other traditions and even people of other faiths. Our Book of Order guides to to visibly manifest the unity of the body of Christ through conversation, cooperation, and action with other churches. We are […]

Hopes for 2015 by Kristi Rice

by Heather Prince Doss

A new year means new opportunities! We make new year’s resolutions and goals; we look back and look forward. We want to share with you a few of the things to celebrate and a few of the big things we are hoping for in 2015 in our work with the church in Congo. First, if […]

Winter Reading List

by Heather Prince Doss

Continuing my January tradition, I am sharing some of my favorite books with you, hoping that in the cold winter months they might bring you a little warmth, laughter, or food for thought. My Promised Land by Ari Shavit: After our visit to the Holy Land in early 2014, I was hungry to deepen my […]

Presbyterian Church Seeking Holy Spirit: A Response to Earle Everett

by Heather Prince Doss

A letter to the editor in this morning’s Beaufort Gazette questioned whether the Presbyterian Church is “ignoring its members” and heading down a path of self-destruction. I would like to use this space to respond to Earle Everett, the letter’s author, and share with you my perspective on the challenges facing the church (Presbyterian and […]

Jessica’s Story (from The Journey)

by Heather Prince Doss

Jessica is a CofC sophomore majoring in Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism. She found the Journey shortly after going from being an atheist to a theist in high school. She now believed in God, but Jesus as God–much less the Trinity–seemed bizarre to her. Christianity just didn’t make much sense. Yet, this October at the beach […]

Thank you from Congo by Kristi Rice

by Heather Prince Doss

Bob and Kristi Rice send these greetings from Congo: Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ! We are grateful for you. Your prayers and financial gifts enable us to stand with our partner ministry in Congo. We have been busy the last few months! Bob travelled to Lubumbashi and Eastern Congo to visit churches and […]

Malawi Update by Karis Koehn

by Heather Prince Doss

Karis Koehn shares an update about their visit to Malawi with Sergio Thank you to many for writing and wanting to hear about our trip up to Malawi. It was a long 12-hour drive, but fun and interesting as much of the way was new to all of us. After being on the road for […]

Travel to Malawi by Karis Koehn

by Heather Prince Doss

Karis Koehn shares news and seeks prayer for an upcoming visit to Malawi: Over the years we’ve introduced you to the Mozambican guys that have grown up in our yard and have become our children in the faith. You may remember seeing pictures of Sergio with his severely bowed legs. As a reintroduction to Sergio, […]

Dinner at The Journey by Colin Kerr

by Heather Prince Doss

Colin Kerr shares this news from The Journey campus ministry in Charleston: Once a month we serve a pasta dinner to students before worship. At first, this might just seem like nothing more than a good strategy to make it easier for students to invite their friends. It is, of course, that. We realize that […]