A Crash Course in Perspective

A Crash Course in Perspective

For those of you that don’t know, I experienced a major car wreck about a month ago. I tried to avoid the semi on my right, tried to avoid the wall on my left, and then lost control. I crashed into the semi, bounced off of him, spun at least once and then crashed into...
Mission Trip Musings

Mission Trip Musings

About a month ago now, which seems crazy that time has passed that quickly, I had the pleasure of taking 10 of our students and 3 other chaperones on a mission trip down to Houston. I’d like to take this opportunity to share a few things: I was incredibly humbled by...
Sweet Summertime

Sweet Summertime

Summertime is my favorite season. It is busy and hectic and each day brings new mercies and challenges. Summer often provides tough love. I can’t count the number of times I have said “ no, you can’t pour water on yourself,” or “hey guys, listen to your crew leaders,”...
What a Garage Sale Taught Me About Jesus

What a Garage Sale Taught Me About Jesus

The Friday night before the annual garage sale is a night I both look forward to and dread all year long. I dread it because it can be very exhausting to sort and categorize all of the wonderful donations we receive. It makes for the beginning of a very long two days....
Unchecked Boxes and a Changed Life

Unchecked Boxes and a Changed Life

Obedience is hard for me. I’m very rebellious by nature. As a teenager my mom would ask me to clean my room because she didn’t like how messy and disheveled it looked. My response was, “If you don’t like it, don’t go in there. It’s my space, not yours”....