Seeds to Harvest By

Here are various blogs Cherie has written about her missionary work in Bulgaria and beyond.

Hope

Dreams and Reality

  by Cherie Fresonke @cheriefresonke Do your dreams and reality match? Or has reality pushed your dreams into outer space?   I must admit when my dreams and reality don’t quite line up I can get discouraged. So how do we look past the discouragement and find hope for daily living?   After countless hours of dreaming and eleven […]

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Trusting God as We Move to Bulgaria

  In the book of Hebrews we learn that Jesus is the author and finisher of our faith (see Hebrews 12:2). Last Friday morning as Keith and I were getting ready to depart for our move to Bulgaria I kept thinking about how one chapter in our lives was ending and a new one was […]

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Getting Out of the Boat

    Have you ever wanted to do something really radical for the Lord, yet felt inadequate or even fearful? Well, for you who have been following our story for the past eleven years (as we have been praying to find a place to buy where we can hold small Go in Peace Weekends in […]

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Walking on the Water

Have you ever felt God calling you to do something greater with your life, yet you felt ill equipped or perhaps even terrified of the task? On our recent trip to Bulgaria (June 12th—30th) we asked one of our team members, Pastor Gilbert Silva (from Calvary Chapel Murrieta), to share the morning devotions for the […]

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Bulgaria Here We Come!

  Bulgaria We are excited for our upcoming trip to Bulgaria (June 12th to 30th). Bulgaria, here we come–again! While there we will be scouting out the land, as well as, hosting our FIRST couples retreat which we are really excited about. Our theme for the retreat: The Most Excellent Way.   And now I […]

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Romania Mission Trip – May, 2014

    Awhile ago I was invited to Cluj, Romania for a short-term mission trip to do a Go in Peace Seminar by a friend of mine named Marcela who grew up in Romania. Since the curriculum was not in Romanian it took about a year to translate it, complete the graphic design and publish it. […]

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Bulgaria Fall 2013

The sites of Bulgaria October to December 2013. Sorry we don’t have more time to write more. We head back to the States tomorrow. A village near the center of Bulgaria. We so love it there! Keith, Justin our son-in-law, Lindsey our daughter, and Janice her mother-in-law enjoying a duner (gyro) at an outdoor stand. […]

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How to Disciple the Hurting—Part 4—Trust

  As you walk in your calling to disciple the hurting there will be times when you’ll wonder: Is it all for naught? Perhaps the ministry that you envisioned is not turning out how you dreamed. Or the work is slower than you expected. Or the people you are pouring yourself into are making foolish […]

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This or That? What is God’s Will?

I must admit that since coming home from Bulgaria a couple of weeks ago I was feeling a bit blue. I know in my walk with the Lord that usually I feel a bit blue if I am out of His perfect will in some manner. As I was praying and seeking God as to […]

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Thanks for Your Prayers

We are down to our last day here in Sofia. Although much of our trip was business related—meeting with our attorney, accountant and our staff—all of this is needed for the ministry to continue here in Bulgaria. But this business type work causes there to be not much to write home about. The highlights of […]

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