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.
The title of this blog post is the title that I want over my life. Recently, a few of us Back2Back staff women had an evening of prayer and worship. I was feeling disconnected from the Lord, burdened by the work I had to do, and overwhelmed by problems in the areas where I minister. … Read more
Many of you know our car was broken into on a recent trip back home for a furlough this summer. As we were retrieving a police report, I found myself caught in a sea of people at the Shelby County Jail. We were checked, had to walk through three metal detectors, and even had a temporary photo… Read more
Meet baby Melissa. She is two months old and yet her due date has not yet passed. She was born prematurely at six months. Janet, her mom, was experiencing a normal pregnancy until at a routine doctor’s visit she learned she was losing fluid. The doctor advised her to admit herself into the hospital so… Read more
I know what people are thinking. Starbucks? What a waste of money. Ok, not everyone. Those who love cold coffee drinks would argue that it’s worth it. The truth is a trip to Starbucks is not something that I make a habit of. An opportunity to connect with one of our Hope Program students, however,… Read more
God has a plan and that plan involves us. As we reach out our hand to help others, it’s really God’s hand reaching out. It was really God’s feet that walked into that medical building to check on Ikira, not mine. He reaches when we reach out and He steps when we step. God loves the Nigerians we’re serving (John 3:16) and has a plan of hope that involves Chris and me (and our boys). It involves everyone who will step up and give to this ministry. It’s in these moments that we have such an amazing opportunity to tell them how much our Creator in heaven adores them and wants to have a relationship with them.