Great things


Ray of Hope team13439091_10154309199453064_889156943775312236_n

It was such a great week of ministry, despite the rough start. I was sick for an entire week before the team got here, and my body was quite weak when they arrived. We pushed through, though, and saw God work in some huge ways. Continue reading

Thoughts from Kristfest and my encounter with Ignite

KristfestBefore going to Kristfest I was told I was going to be the only American there. There was a mix of excitement and fear when I heard that – excitement that I would have so many opportunities to speak Czech, fear because I would have so many “opportunities” to speak Czech.

So I got to Kristfest, and I found out that I was not going to be the only American there. What wonderful news! Continue reading


Isaiah 26:3-4, ESV

You keep him in perfect peace

whose mind is stayed on you,

because he trusts in you.

Trust in the LORD forever,

for the LORD GOD is an everlasting rock.

slackline startingWhile I was at Kristfest, I saw someone had set up a slackline.  Before I go too far, it is important to know that I am not a very graceful person.  I have seen people walking a slackline before, and I really wanted to try it out, so, I convinced a couple other Americans there to attempt it with me.  At the very least we could all laugh at each other. Continue reading

Catching up

So it has been a really, REALLY long time since I have last written a post.  I have got to say, life has been really good for me.  As many of you know, I have been living in the Czech Republic for a year now, doing missionary work with a church in the city of Liberec. I have done a terrible job of keeping this site updated so please forgive me. Right now, I am sitting at home,  and I would like to share a little bit of information about what is going on Continue reading

Keeping it fresh

This morning I woke up to a beautiful day.  The sun was lightly streaming through my windows, casting a crisp light across my wooden floors.  I love having the apartment to myself.  My roommates are generally gone about an hour before I get up.  I went through my usual morning routine of shutting off my alarm, wandering around in a daze for a few minutes as I remembered where the kitchen was, and having my morning cup of coffee. Continue reading