Summer reading: don’t forget to pack your books!

When Michele and I taught overseas in Japan and Korea, summer break meant a trip back to the states and… new books! When we returned overseas for school, we stuffed our checked luggage with books. They had to last us the whole year. Books in English were precious. Coveted and shared among the expat community. […]

New MSS video goes live on the website

Last spring we charged filmmaker Ed Holt with the task of capturing Mustard Seed in a three to four minute video.  No small task!  Ed was up to the challenge. After hours and hours of work, he created this: The filming took place over the course of a couple of months. Ed popped in and […]

We Love Series Books!

Do you remember the first book series that got you hooked? Maybe it was Anne of Green Gables. The Hardy Boys.  Or Little House on the Prairie. Do you remember how much you loved those characters? How you got to know them well enough that you knew what they’d say and how they’d react? Well, […]