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03 – missional living

Broken Sea Shells

It is 10:39pm right now in Los Angeles California. I can’t sleep, and I am desperately hoping my sleeping pill will kick in soon. So many thoughts are jumbled around in my mind. My emotions are confused of what to feel. My head is confused of what to think.: My …

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Kaitlyn W

overwhelmed, anxious and scared. I told myself that I wouldn’t write to a couple days in but that changed. As I said goodbye to my family this morning at the airport I felt fine I have done this before I’m good, calm, relaxed I’ll get my starbucks for the plane …

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To Our Families

Dear mom and dad, By the time you are reading this, we are wheels-up and on our way to Santa Ana, California. As team leader, I wanted to thank you for allowing your son and daughter to walk through this experience. As you know, they are excited, nervous…and most important, …

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Comfort Zones and Surprises

So it’s the day before Los Angeles. Excited? Yes. Over the moon with joy? Yes. Feel like you want to throw up? Yes. This has been the dream forever. I remember seeing the Leadership teams come back from Romania and Jamaica and Mexico when I was in elementry school and …

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The Fate of Humanity

Humanity is doomed. It really has nothing left to give. Perhaps there may be small glimmers of hope, but these do not last, simply fading away with everything else that once was good. We go about our days working a global economy that relies on the backs of slaves around …

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True Ministry

Okay parents, it’s time to let you know about how God is working in your kids. They are all in bed – we are battling a quick onsetting stomach flu (I had it last night for a few hours), yet we are in an incredible spot together as a team. …

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Thoughts from the Row: Updated

Hello parents, including my own, First of all, thank you for continuing to pray for us. We have walked into some incredible situations and seen God at work. Tonight the team is tired, and so we are taking a few hours to play games, blog and be a team together. …

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Unglamorous Jobs

Hello, sorry I haven’t posted anything yet I have recently been trying to take a break after our work.  Anyways, I have been doing a lot of services ranging from picking up garbage to, handing-out pamphlets for the upcoming Easter service. Today I was helping by sweeping the dirt and …

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Bird Poop (and Ministry)

Going into my first mission trip, I really didn’t know what to expect. I initially thought, “I’m going to get to work full-time with the homeless, and I’ll get to talk with all of them and it’ll be so cool to just converse and get to know their story”. I …

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