Category: Deputation

10 Important Truths About Traveling with Kids on Deputation

Prior to beginning deputation, our family didn’t travel very often. We took some fun day trips occasionally, but really didn’t have a lot of experience with long drives, overnight stays, or traveling with kids. Now that we’re traveling to different churches to present our ministry to Missionary Acres, we’ve learned some important truths about spending more time on the road.… Read more →

5 Important Lessons Learned from Our First Mission Conference

In late February, we were blessed with the opportunity to attend the second half of a round robin style mission conference on the other side of Washington state. We presented our ministry in two different churches, and enjoyed fellowship with some incredible people. It was our first time presenting in a mission conference, and our first multi-day trip on deputation.… Read more →

How we're preparing for life on the deputation trail with a child with Angelman Syndrome.

Preparing for Deputation with a Child with Angelman Syndrome

February is Rare Disease Awareness Month. And since it involves the 15th chromosome, February 15th is Angelman Syndrome Awareness Day. In order to help bring awareness to this rare disease, we wanted to share some insight into how we are preparing for life on the deputation trail with a child with Angelman Syndrome. Our oldest son, Owen, has this rare… Read more →

How the Tanner family is preparing for deputation while waiting on the arrival of their new baby.

Preparing for Deputation while Waiting on Baby

After completing Candidate Seminar with Baptist Mid-Missions in July, we came home excited to get started on deputation preparations. We had a long list of things we needed to accomplish, including: Taking a picture for our prayer cards Designing prayer cards and our website Start collecting email addresses for our prayer letters Begin contacting Pastors and scheduling meetings to share… Read more →