Stepping Onto The Launching Pad

I’m excited to share with you some big news about where God is leading me this year! I am so expectant about 2017 and all that it holds. God continues to speak to me about how to step out in new...
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God’s Goodness in the Philippines!

In the past 3 months, I have come to love the Philippines and what God is doing there. This country has a beautiful heart of receptiveness to spiritual things and a desire to care for and serve people well. These two qualities that I saw in the Philippines led to so...

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Learning to be a Pioneer

Hello friends! I’m writing to you from the beginning of my 5th week in the Philippines. So far, I’ve learn so much and seen God provide in so many ways! It’s been challenging, but it’s also been so good – isn’t that usually how it...

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God Is Sending Us To The Philippines!

Happy Holidays! This time of year is one of my favorites! Even though I am far away from family and friends whom I miss very much, there’s been so much to celebrate. Here at my YWAM base in Perth, we celebrated Christmas as a big family, gathering together...

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A Lesson in Restoration

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving! While I didn’t celebrate on the day itself, some of the Americans here on base threw a HUGE get-together on Sunday with over 100 people! It was pretty amazing to be able to gather with so many people and enjoy a good, hearty...

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The Start of a New Season – In Australia!

It’s hard to believe that I’ve already been in Australia for over two weeks now! So much has happened since I set foot on this new continent, 11,190 miles from home! God had made it abundantly clear, from the time I arrived, that He is faithfully guiding...

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I’ve been waiting a long time to share this

For years, I’ve been dreaming of a day when I would hear God say, “GO” and I would leave behind whatever life I was living and chase after Him into the unknown. A few months ago, while chatting over coffee, a friend of mine asked me: “What is...

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Designed for the Impossible

There was a break in the rain long enough for me to enjoy my lunch hour outside in the town square today. Because of the fear of torrential downpour and my tardiness in taking my lunch hour, I was completely alone in a sea of empty tables and chairs. It was a windy...

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Testimony of Answered Prayer: A Tool of the King

This goes back a couple months. One afternoon, I went to do some design work at a local coffee shopped called Boston Stoker (a normal working place for me before I got a 9-5 job 45 minutes away). When I sat down, I noticed that a man I knew, Jim, was sitting across...

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Tugs

This is the 6th time since the age of 21 (I’m 27 now) that I have packed my life into a car and moved it across the country. For this particularly time, I’m moving from Ohio to Chicago to start school at Moody Bible Institute, where I will be studying...

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“Trust me.”

Every now and again, I get the privilege of walking through a time in life where God puts a challenge in front of me and simply says “Trust me.” These are the times in my life where I get to see God’s character the most clearly… and, let me...

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Greetings from India

Greetings from India! Wow. The last 5 1/2 weeks have been a whirlwind! I am writing this email from an hole-in-the-wall internet cafe in a market in Kalimpong, India. If you have no idea where that is, then you are probably in the majority. I didn’t know until a...

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And We’re Off!

The day is finally here!!   A few minutes ago, I finally zipped up the last compartment on my hiking backpack and finished preparation for the trip that I have spent the last 3 months in training for. This evening, my team of 15 will depart from the JFK airport...

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