christian life · missions · my journey

Chicken… Really???

What was I thinking?  I don't know... maybe I wasn't... I admit it... I get crazy ideas every now and then, and then I just go for it!  Once when I was in 5th grade, I decided around 10:30 pm that my room arrangement was all wrong.  On a school night, I decided to move… Continue reading Chicken… Really???

christian life · missions · my journey

I’m in top 1% of wealth in the world…

I may never be in the top 1% of wealth in America... I drive by super nice homes in Beverly Hills, which is only 10 minutes away from where I live, and think "I will never experience their house or lifestyle... I will never drive those luxury cars... I will never carry purses they have… Continue reading I’m in top 1% of wealth in the world…

missions · my journey

missing opportunities…

Back in November 2011, I was so sure that I would be spending this exact week in Costa Rica with Lifetree Adventures / Operation Kid-2-Kid and VIVA Network loving, hugging, playing, and sharing God's love with hundreds of children.  So much has changed in the last four months.  I'm back in a local church.  My… Continue reading missing opportunities…

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South Africa on my mind…

This past month has been pretty nutty!  What began as a casual conversation many months ago is now slowly taking shape.. and to be honest, I'm kind of freaking out!  There will be a lot of opportunities and challenges in 2012... and that's a good thing since I've kind of bummed around this whole past… Continue reading South Africa on my mind…

christian life · church life · missions

the joy of receiving

As Christians, we're taught to give and serve... and I believe with all my heart that God blesses us so that we can bless others.  I've often been a recipient of many people's generosity.  In fact, I've blogged in the past about not living a life of being indebted but graciously accepting people's generosity.  Well, when you're… Continue reading the joy of receiving