General, Missions

Changing and Growing

It's amazing how fast things can change. In a moment an action or conviction can turn life upside down. Nicaragua is facing such times. The people long for change in their government and nation, and they are taking a stand. The past month has been filled with protests, fights, marches, anger and sadness. Our family… Continue reading Changing and Growing


Jesus in the Schools

We had an amazing experience here at the WOTC base camp in Nicaragua last Thursday and Friday. We had close to 600 kids from the school down the street in our church (about 300 on Thursday and 275 on Friday), listening to the Gospel message and teachings on how to stay strong in the Lord.… Continue reading Jesus in the Schools

Bible, Challenge Series, Family Life


I've recently found myself taking a new perspective on challenges. I kind of like them. I even get excited about them. I'm  not talking about an especially hard math problem or a hard-to-beat game. I'm talking about some big, life-altering challenges. I've heard it said that people are creatures of habit, that we don't really… Continue reading Challenge

Family Life, General, Homeschooling


Things have been busy in the Zinck household. Our days are filled with school, ministry work, cooking, cleaning, raising kids and trying to live each day for the Lord. In the early morning hours I often find myself thinking about what is to come in the day. What am I going to make for lunch? What do I… Continue reading Ready

Bible, Missions

Changing the World, One Pastor at a Time

The Word of God is a beautiful and intricate message. It can be carried through direct words, humble actions, passionate teachings and many other venues. It is more than letters on a page; it is life. This past week Way of the Cross came together with Christ Community Church out of Chicago, IL to teach the… Continue reading Changing the World, One Pastor at a Time

Bible, Family Life

Sunday Again

Church. It is that time again and as I get myself and my girls ready I find myself thinking about all the things that go into it. Dress nice. Get the kids to sit politely. Eat a late lunch. Yes, those are all things that run through my mind just about every Sunday. I won't lie, or pretend that… Continue reading Sunday Again

Bible, Family Life

An Unexpected Lesson

Don't you just love it when God speaks to you in unexpected ways? Suddenly an average moment brings new meaning to your walk with the Lord and God leaves a lasting impression on your heart. I had one of those moments yesterday as we were travelling to San Antonio. As a family we travel quite a bit,… Continue reading An Unexpected Lesson