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The Burns Journal

The Burns Journal

By Cody + Beka Burns

Join Cody + Beka Burns as they share life lessons, prayer needs and month by month updates on their adventure to Papua New Guinea and their exploration of the Living God.
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December 2022 - Walk Forward
December 2022 - Walk Forward
A devo on sleep-deprived confessions and delighting in Jesus…AND we made it to December!
11:07
December 06, 2022
November 2022 - Dwell in the “I don’t know”
November 2022 - Dwell in the “I don’t know”
A devo on how to tolerate the unknowns with patience and great hope…AND repairs from a fire, Benaiah’s progress, and…we forgot to talk about it , but Abi was a bubble for Halloween. 😂
12:11
November 06, 2022
October 2022 - Better to have a Burden
October 2022 - Better to have a Burden
Excerpts from an awesome article on how God allows limps, arrows, and obstacles…and how we did with the hurricane + a few prayer requests for us and the kids.
04:55
October 04, 2022
September 2022 - Let Me Teach You
September 2022 - Let Me Teach You
A devo on how we are called to more than grand gestures…and a bit about treasure hunts and stress tests.
09:27
September 05, 2022
August 2022 - Keep Knocking
August 2022 - Keep Knocking
A devo on how God will be with us in trouble…and some awesome answers to prayer!
11:20
August 02, 2022
July 2022 - He Remains Unfailing
July 2022 - He Remains Unfailing
A devo on puny strength and a patient God…and Benaiah’s MRI results + what’s next for us!
11:36
July 01, 2022
April 2022 - The Lord Helped
April 2022 - The Lord Helped
A devo on the Lord’s help…AND meet baby Benaiah!
04:13
April 01, 2022
March 2022 - The Finisher
March 2022 - The Finisher
A devo on who is our hope in when the race stretches long?…AND one. month. left. until we meet this baby!!!!
04:50
February 28, 2022
February 2022 - Not My Own
February 2022 - Not My Own
A devo on who makes our work actually work…AND answers to prayer for Beka’s heart arrhythmia and what are we praying for after the baby comes?
11:01
January 31, 2022
January 2022 - The Cereal Game
January 2022 - The Cereal Game
A devo on how marking good things when the hardship hits hard…AND specialists, an ICU stay, and a wearable defibrillator!
10:04
January 04, 2022
December 2021 - Just Keep Walking
December 2021 - Just Keep Walking
A devo about learning to count on grace and help…AND hospital, heart problems, and happy baby ultrasounds!
08:06
November 29, 2021
November 2021 - Shaky Feet, Steady Ground
November 2021 - Shaky Feet, Steady Ground
A devo on understanding and mercy when my best isn’t enough...AND a bit about planes, pumps, and PICC lines.
06:21
November 01, 2021
October 2021 - Cries From The Clay
October 2021 - Cries From The Clay
A devo on how I don’t start at the truth, I’m led to it...AND Cody finished his Kodiak course + we’re heading back to the USA!!
14:38
October 02, 2021
September 2021 - Crawl With Endurance
September 2021 - Crawl With Endurance
A devo on victory in hardship, even when it has you on your knees...AND Cody started training!
07:51
August 29, 2021
August 2021 - Awkward
August 2021 - Awkward
A new way to cut grass and do life...AND what’s different about Fridays, news about Cody’s Kodiak training, and funny Abishai quotes.
13:06
August 01, 2021
July 2021 - Reclaiming the Sweetness
July 2021 - Reclaiming the Sweetness
A devo on what to rehearse when you’re dreading tomorrow...AND we checked out of language!!!! Also: our new pet kapul, fording the river, and what’s coming up next!
13:44
June 26, 2021
June 2021 - Frayed
June 2021 - Frayed
A devo on grace to help us when we’re splitting under pressure...AND language progress, stinging leaves, stomach issues and worship.
11:44
May 30, 2021
May 2021 - Inap Yu Stretim Mi?
May 2021 - Inap Yu Stretim Mi?
A devo on rehearsing the right story...AND we’re BACK into language learning!
07:44
May 01, 2021
April 2021 - When Mountains Crumble
April 2021 - When Mountains Crumble
A devo about our lifeline for the unexpected...AND how do you get the language when you can’t get close to people?
09:07
April 05, 2021
March 2021 - But One Man Hid
March 2021 - But One Man Hid
A devo on coming to a halt to deal with the heart, our top 10 moments from the trip to Papua New Guinea, and what’s coming up next!
16:55
March 08, 2021
February 2021 - Checking Seatbelts
February 2021 - Checking Seatbelts
A devo on responding to the unexpected and getting our bearings...AND our take on “Take 2” of the Burns move to Papua New Guinea!
13:09
February 01, 2021
January 2021 - Not By My Own Effort
January 2021 - Not By My Own Effort
A devo on blood, sweat and tears and grace given freely...AND we’re within our milk’s expiration date of leaving for Papua New Guinea!
13:27
January 04, 2021
December 2020 - Strong Houses
December 2020 - Strong Houses
A devo on troubled relationships and the courage to tread new paths...AND great news about our preparation process for Papua New Guinea!
13:03
November 30, 2020
November 2020 - Stay In The Room
November 2020 - Stay In The Room
A devo on grace with each other that doesn’t give up.
11:08
October 31, 2020