Mosaic Senior Cottage Update – Week 32

Hello friends! We are SO CLOSE to having this project fully buttoned up! Thank you First Interstate Bank for your great crew of volunteers to help with a deep clean! As of right now, we are planning on our tenants moving in on April 13th and anticipate by that time...

Relocation: Part II

Relocation: Part II

A series on the Principles of Christian Community Development Enjoy this blog, written by one of our current interns, Kallie Linse. ECB That Side of the Tracks When I was in high school, a friend and I were driving to downtown Billings. At some point, we took a wrong...

Mosaic Senior Cottage Update – Week 17

First off, it is official, I have given in to Lisa's influential spirit - we will be referring to this project as the Mosaic Senior Cottages going forward! A great name and picture of the community we pray this will be for our senior friends! Good job Lisa!...

Mosaic Senior Housing Update – Week 16

Hello friends of CLDI! I hope that you had an excellent Thanksgiving. In light of the holiday, my being out of town last week, and a slow-down with the project, we delayed sending an update. However, here is a snapshot of the work that has been completed: For...

A Kingdom Vision: Phoropter, Part 9

A Kingdom Vision: Phoropter, Part 9

A blog series on “Kingdom Vision”; to live and orient our lives according to His ways. -Eric Basye Get the right prescription Have you ever heard of the word phoropter? My guess is no, but if I showed you a picture of one, you would know exactly what I am referencing....

A Kingdom Vision: Part 2

A Kingdom Vision: Part 2

By Eric Basye Reflections A New Year. I love the rhythm a new year provides – a fresh start filled with anticipation for what could potentially unfold in the months to come. For the past number of years, it has become my cadence to spend a day in December reflecting...

The Road of the Wilderness

The Road of the Wilderness

*The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical perspective. Undoubtedly, for Christ followers to live in the world but not be of the world is a challenging...

A Changed Perspective: Challenged to Hope

A Changed Perspective: Challenged to Hope

*The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical perspective. Undoubtedly, for Christ followers to live in the world but not be of the world is a challenging...

Light of the World

Light of the World

Over the past number of weeks, I have had the privilege of more thoroughly studying the book of Zechariah, a minor prophet in the Old Testament, written half a millennium before the birth of Christ. One commentator notes that Zechariah was arguably one of the most...

Faith Like a Grain of Mustard Seed

Faith Like a Grain of Mustard Seed

“For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.” (Matthew 17:20, ESV) Have you ever attempted to do something that was really...

Hope in Seemingly Dark Times

Hope in Seemingly Dark Times

*The following was written by a dear sister in Christ and fellow CLDI intern and staff.  She and her husband now live in Central Asia to give testimony to our great King.  As I was moved and touched by this powerful writing, I am confident you will as well.  Jesus,...