Category Archives: missions

kisses from katie :: giveaway

What would cause an eighteen-year-old senior class president and homecoming queen from Nashville, Tennessee, to disobey and disappoint her parents by forgoing college, break her little brother’s heart, lose all but a handful of her friends {because they think she has gone off the deep end}, and break up with the love of her life, [...]

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compassion

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31:8-9 I am convicted y’all! My heart strings have been pulled, leaving my heart wide open. I’ve been following the stories of the Compassion [...]

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africa :: part three

Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.” Matthew 9:37 I’d like to ask for prayer for myself, Brenda and Heather as we make this trip to Africa.  But first, some details … Who A Friend in Need {AFIN} co-founders, Brenda Rebro and Heather Bliss … and me. [...]

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africa :: part two

Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.” Matthew 9:37 God has been doing a number on me for sure!  Sometime since last summer.  I feel it all started when I picked up a copy of Max Lucado’s Outlive Your Life to do with my home Bible study [...]

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africa … because i refuse

In less than one month, I’ll be in South Africa amongst a generation of children who have lost their mothers and fathers to HIV/AIDS.  Why?  Because I don’t want to live like I don’t care.  I don’t want to say another empty prayer.  I refuse to sit around and wait for someone else to do [...]

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