Hurricane Harvey Relief

Hurricane Harvey Relief

I remember when the earthquake happened in Haiti. I was devastated for so many reasons. I had friends there. I had visited there numerous times before. Most importantly I had family there. My son, Amos, was still in Haiti when the earthquake ravaged the country. I...
My son’s thoughts on Compassion.

My son’s thoughts on Compassion.

For the past few days I’ve been able to share with you some of my experiences this week with Compassion while in Kenya and today my son, Deacon, wanted to share some of his thoughts. I posed a few questions for him, and typed them exactly as he recited them to...
Will you sponsor a child with me?

Will you sponsor a child with me?

I told you how yesterday felt like a day of meeting long lost relatives, but I want to tell you today about the other children I met while with the Maasai people in their village. A few days before we left for this trip I went to my friends on my Instagram page and...
Family is more than blood

Family is more than blood

I looked up the word “family” tonight in the dictionary and I’d like to make a suggestion to Mr. Webster if at all possible. You see the definition of family goes like this: a group consisting of parents and children living together in a household....
Hope in the midst of Injustice

Hope in the midst of Injustice

I was asked to go to Kenya a few months ago by my friend Bri, who works with Compassion International. I was slightly excited (just kidding – beyond excited) about this offer because I’ve never been to Kenya and then when she told me that I could actually...
December Declerations

December Declerations

Advent: The arrival of a notable person. Christian Theology =  The coming of Christ. The first season of the Christian church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four preceding Sundays. Advent is upon us friends. The time of year when we hopefully slow...