Recently, I was visiting a Back2Back’s ministry site in Haiti. While I was there, I knew I was balancing many agendas (to encourage the staff, to engage the team I traveled with, helping with a project). I honestly almost forgot the real reason I was there was to love kids.
BlogBe inspired by stories of reckless faith from around the world. These stories encourage us to keep going, to never give up, until every child is known and loved.
Transformation doesn’t just happen. There is a discipline involved, but it’s not about completing a task. It’s about making room, paving the road, putting myself in a posture prone to transformation. Then, I give the Holy Spirit ripe soil to do his work. This New Year’s season, I am going to start a practice I… Read more
Courage is not the opposite of fear. Courage is the byproduct of faith. It’s surrender and forward motion. It’s a release of control and a holy confidence in a plan bigger than the page you are on. It announces to those paying attention, you are a citizen of another place.
I am heading to Haiti this week for Easter and I can’t help but feel the anticipation of a trip to the front lines. It makes my spirit hum. I love serving the Haitian kids and encouraging the staff there.
This fall, Todd and I were gifted a chance to travel to Israel and Turkey and study under Bible teacher, Ray Vanderlaan. I have dozens of stories I could tell, but I wanted to share my overall impression of Turkey.