Shepherd's Gate

September 17, 2016

When you grow up in the same town, you get familiar with the local nonprofits that exist. Perhaps the nonprofit you're thinking of is your go-to donation drop off spot-at least that was Shepherd's Gate for me until we got more involved.

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Give Time to Explore Another's World

September 12, 2016

Every day I live on this earth, I think I will be burdened with this: making a connection to other worlds without physically being there. I'm talking about the single mother's world in Kentucky, and the orphan's world in China and the pastor's world in India.

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5 Questions to Ask This Fall

September 05, 2016

This is the time of year when my internal clock starts ringing and doesn't stop till January. My mind is set on surrounding myself with cozy, comfort, hot drinks, boots and candles. Every August, I catch myself daydreaming and planning our autumn afternoons under a sun that is especially golden during this time of year.

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Use Emotion to Drive Your Creation

August 29, 2016

We all know there's a big difference when we create something for ourselves versus creating something for others, especially when "others" is paying. However, the consistent thread that connects these two different scenarios is emotion.

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Why We Need God to Create

August 22, 2016

Curve after curve, our eyes widened and underwhelming words like "wow" and "ahhh" stumbled out of our mouths as the fog, then waves, then sunlight, then redwoods presented themselves before us on the CA-1 highway.

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3 Things We Want Our Supporters To Know

August 15, 2016

My wife Meghan and I have been missionary youth workers in Germany this past year. Our daily cross-cultural reality serving with Young Life Military/Club Beyond includes living among Germans and serving local American military teens and families stationed overseas.

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Have Good Courage

August 06, 2016

Whatever you're facing today, have good courage. Has anyone ever told you that? You're in the morning grind, digging into email and someone walks by and says, "Hey, how are you? Hope you have good courage today."

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The American Dream Is Strong

August 01, 2016

It's 6:45 am on a Friday and I find myself walking to Peets Coffee with my bestie and my husband. Best. Morning. Ever. This is not a typical coffee rendezvous for me and her but we make whatever hour of the day work

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