Being Mum to seven children is more than a full-time job in itself. But True manages to handle mission activities and studying, on top of that. And she has somehow found time to write her third book…
WEC: Could you tell us a little about the book you’ve just finished writing?
True: It’s called 40 Days 40 Extra Bites, and it's the third book in the 40 Days 40 Bites series. The book is a family guide to pray for the world, with fun facts, testimonies, Bible verses, and simple prayer points. It covers twenty countries including Nigeria, Peru, and Israel. It also covers a variety of topics such as ship ministry, earthquakes, and mental health.
WEC: So this is the third prayer guide you’ve written. Why did you decide to write about prayer?
True: People lead such busy lives and there is often a feeling of information overload! I saw a need for a ‘bite-size’ resource to help people pray for the world: something easy to read and which they could realistically use regularly. I wanted people – especially families – to get a taste of what God is doing around the world and to understand how to pray for its many needs.
‘All of us can only do so much in one day, so knowing what God wants me to focus on each day is the only way I can live as he wants me to.’
WEC: And where do you get your ideas from?
True: I try to keep abreast of news from around the world. I also read about what God is doing in people's lives in different places, by reading mission articles and following mission-related social media.
WEC: You have all sorts of responsibilities. How do you fit them all in?
True: Juggling different things in life is a challenge for many people, isn't it? I have to juggle being mum to seven children, studying, writing, mission work, and home educating. All of us can only do so much in one day, so knowing what God wants me to focus on each day is the only way I can live as He wants me to.
WEC: What do you have planned for the next couple of years? Might there be another book on the horizon?
True: I'm not sure about my future, but I'm thankful that God does and I can totally trust him with it. At the moment another book is not planned.
WEC: Speaking of prayer, how can we pray for you?
True: It would be great if you could pray that Rob and I would know God's will for the next stage of our journey with him. Thank you.
You can buy True's book through Amazonn or via WEC.
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