Beyond The Red X

Today, thousands of people from all over  shared a similar photo. A selfie with a red X drawn on their hand. I am one of them, because I understand the importance of awareness when it comes to modern day slavery. You can't change what you don't know about. The purpose is to raise awareness on the [...]

Forward

Almost a year after returning from Turkey, it's easy to want to reminisce on the things that have taken place. During the course of this past year, I lived on two continents, saw 3 new countries, traveled to 8 states, got a new job with an organization working in the ministry that my heart beats for, and [...]

Wings of Refuge

Hello Friends, This post is a little different. I wanted to share with you a video I filmed for the non-profit organization that I work for, Wings of Refuge. We are a faith-based non-profit that works with women who have been commercially sexually exploited, providing 24/7 care and trauma therapy, life skills courses, and so [...]

Link Arms

A Call to Do Ministry Together as Seen in Philippians If there is one concept in ministry that is evident not only through scripture but in The Church as a whole today, it is that loneliness and a lack of community in one’s life can, at times be a debilitating factor as well as a [...]

Deeply

"God never uses anyone greatly until He tests them deeply." - A.W. Tozer In a season of furious brokenness, I had given up on everything I have ever wanted, dreamed of, or hoped for. Not too long ago, I would have read that quote and shrugged or thought "wow, what a nicely put thought"...today it [...]

Unsettled

Do you ever feel like your life is just one giant transition?  No? Uh..Me neither... Throughout this past season I have been learning to be unsettled without being unsatisfied or unstable.  I think this alone can make or break a persons effectiveness and there is definitely a balance to be learned. Flexibility is key when [...]

The Fear

Varieties of emotions have been coursing through my mind over the past few weeks. My time in Turkey is coming to a close and I have been counting down the days in good ways and in bad. I have seen, heard, experienced, and lived so many things while I have been here. Because of that, I [...]