I’m back!

Twenty-nine days at sea really makes you appreciate the life of a landlubber. The sweet feel of stable ground beneath your feet.  The plethora of food options.  The aroma of nature. These everyday things can be sorely missed when you are isolated on a ship in the middle of the ocean!   The YWAM Ship, […]

One year later….

It has been nearly 365 days since I have left the United States of America!  The Lord is so good, and His presence in my life is overwhelming!  I have travelled 27,000 miles, personally seen over 60 people healed, ministered in 9 different countries, pastored or preached at over 18 churches, and seen around 125 […]

We’re knot all in the same boat…

Well, this was the last week of the School of Navigation and Seamanship, which means lots of “see you later” and “goodbyes.”  In YWAM though, it is rarely a forever goodbye.  The relationships I have made here, I believe, will stay with me for the rest of my life.  I am so excited to see where the […]

Commitment isn’t my strong suit….

Asking me to make a commitment is about as easy as giving a cat a bath. I loathe commitments. I always feel locked in, stuck, and claustrophobic by their restraints. Knowing my hate for commitments, I have decided to make one. This one is a two-year, nerve-wracking contract. I have decided, only through God’s guiding […]

Why I’m clueless, and why you should be too.

When I first heard The Lord speak to me about going into the mission field, I wanted to know exactly what His long-term plans were.  My desire to understand what was in store for me soon blinded me from His desire for spontaneity.  It took me many (thank goodness minor) mistakes for me to realize that His […]

It seems basic, but we all need this reminder…

Persecution.  It is almost the norm today for most.  In a world divided in so many ways, it is hard to keep your eyes on what really matters. A few days ago my little sister Isabella sent me this.  I am very proud of the words she said, and It is a great foundational reminder […]