When the Church Fails You: Togo, Africa

Although being sent home devastated me, I see God’s plan in it. The timing was perfect for where I am now. The issues I experienced on the Race are the topics our world is now speaking up about. I have a story to tell about the church’s failure in this area and I will. Ultimately, what needs to be known is that we cannot love the people of Africa and treat them with the utmost respect, but fail to do the same with the people who look just like them in America.  

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When You Fail to Recognize the Issue: Mendoza, Argentina

Argentina was hard! We were “suspended” from ministry and this was when a lot of things began to go downhill for me regarding my team. It was also when I more vividly began to see the issues within the World Race organization as a whole. It was such a blessing to come across a now popular book. Click to read more!

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Stop Doing This: Lima, Peru

Hi, Lovelies! We did not get to go to Bolivia during Month 2, so we remained in Peru but were involved with a different ministry. During our second month, we worked with a church called 10 Veces Mejor (10 Times More). Each day consisted of us traveling to various schools and providing talks on sexual […]

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A Journey Cut Short

Grief is not just about the loss of a loved one; it’s simply about loss. It’s the loss of a person, relationship, hope, want, plan desire, or whatever else we’ve conjured up in our heads that we thought should have happened. It’s anytime we say “It wasn’t supposed to go this way.”

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The Shepherd

The Lord sees the hurt, He sees the wrong, He sees the injustice, He sees the tears, and He sees the struggles.

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Month 3 on The World Race – Useful Tips

Hey guys! I’m back with another video on the things I think are useful to know if you’re considering going on The World Race. Watch the video or read the bulleted list below! You only need medicine for sicknesses specific to you – you can ditch the first aid kit. You may not always have […]

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I’m Not Alone

We have officially left Argentina and are currently en route to Lomé, Togo. Argentina was an “all squad” month meaning all the teams/everyone on our particular squad were in the same location. My introverted self DREADED this month. Yet, I was appreciative to spend time with others and share our struggles as well as joys.

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Never Lost

I understand what the wise say when they declare the older you get the less you speak. The older you get, the more you realize how little words are actually necessary for much of life. My prayer is that I live in a constant state of trusting the Lord in all affliction.

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Ministry Everywhere

I think the lesson is that too often we focus on what we can’t do or how we can’t be used. But what is it you can do? How can that be used for God’s glory?

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What’s in My Pack?

One of the hardest things for me before and during the race has been packing my bags. I know there are various videos out there, but what’s one more from a different perspective? Here’s what’s in my after my first month on the Race. 

The Lord has a funny way about doing things, so this video may help you have peace about what you do decide to bring or not. 

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