In the summer of 2001 I went on my first domestic mission trip with my youth group church, Trinity Presbyterian. We went to Chattanooga, Tennessee with an organization called YouthWorks. Many things stand out to me from that weeklong trip, nearly 18 years later. I remember the hum of the projector (the old fashioned one … Continue reading Now’s the time
Yesterday I was in Target and, as one does, I took a stroll through the clearance section at the front of the store. I thought, "I should see if there's anything that would be good for my classroom." Then I thought, "Holy smokes! In two months I'm going to have a classroom again!" This past … Continue reading The Desires of My Heart
We're three weeks into a series on Short Term Missions. Let's get practical. I'm a list-lover. I will feel confident doing almost any job as long as I have a check-list to follow. I create lists for myself - to-do lists, to-read lists, to-write lists, to-watch lists. I just love lists! It's genetic. My father … Continue reading Short Term Missions Mondays: Okay, but HOW?!
"Vincent Harding, scholar, historian, theologian, civil rights activist, and occasional speechwriter for Martin Luther King, Jr., died at 82." - (Huffington Post) I I had a dream. And I saw a city, A city that rose up out of the crust of the earth. And it’s streets were paved with asphalt, And a river of … Continue reading Here’s the thing about Light in the Asphalt Jungle