While our family was on vacation in Virginia this summer, we had thunderstorms nearly every afternoon. So much so that we began to wonder if we had somehow ended up in Florida. It is, after all, 2020 when anything can happen! After one particular thunderstorm, we saw the most vibrant double rainbow that I had … Continue reading Rainbows a reminder of God’s grace and love in a difficult time
Video: How do you camera?
Since this week has been all about encouragement, I figured what better way to encourage everybody but to look back through photos from camp of people giving thumbs up. As I was looking through our photo archives I found a lot of photos of people reacting to the camera in other ways like peace signs, … Continue reading Video: How do you camera?
10 songs of encouragement for 2020
Raise your hand if you need encouragement in 2020. You can’t see it, but my hand is raised. 2020 will be a year we won’t forget from coronavirus to racial and social injustice to politics to (fill in your own blank). Thankfully we have a God who can encourage us and strengthen us when all … Continue reading 10 songs of encouragement for 2020
Devotion: When Things Don’t Go As Planned
Kelly Hallahan shared this video with us that was originally her final chapel sermon for Heritage International School in Uganda earlier this summer. In it, she talks about four ways to handle things not going as expected, which of course is one way we can all characterize the past six months living through a global … Continue reading Devotion: When Things Don’t Go As Planned
Undermining a bully agenda with love and support
I recently joined a Facebook group in the community where I live where people discuss community events and too often argue about many of the things people argue about ad nauseam in other corners of the internet. It's not great and to be honest it hasn't given me a huge amount of pride in the … Continue reading Undermining a bully agenda with love and support