99% of the time when people ask, “How are you?” I respond with an overly cheery, “I’m good! How are you?” And I get this question so many times a day. Honestly, sometimes the question kind of bothers me because usually we say this to people in passing, not expecting them to say anything but … More Overwhelmed


Every time a new year rolls around, I pick a word for the year. Some years I think about it a lot more throughout the year than others. Two years ago (2015), it was PURSUE, and I pursued God so much more than I ever had in my life that year. It really was the theme … More pure.

a gospel of love

So, the election happened. And Facebook and Twitter make it look like almost everyone in our country hates each other right now, so I just wanted to shed some light on a totally different perspective: a gospel of love. I assume most everyone reading this right now is a Christ-follower, and if you are, I just … More a gospel of love

discontent faith 

You wanna know where my heart was yesterday? Discontent. You want to know where it is today? Revived. What happened, you might ask. Well I’ll tell you what happened… Jesus. Jesus came in the midst of my complacent, organized, Christian life and stirred up a whirlwind of passionate revival that my heart has been craving … More discontent faith 

The Weeping Woman

It was a Saturday night like any other. She was a widowed woman nearing the age of 60, sitting in her house in Downtown Lynchburg watching the news at 11pm because she wasn’t very tired that night. She was seeing all of the horrible events that have been happening around the world, thinking about how blessed she … More The Weeping Woman

Ask The Lord

Hey y’all! It’s now exactly a week until I get to see my parents again, and I’ll have to say goodbye to the wonderful people who have become my family for the past month.  Today, I wanted to tell you about a major part of our ministry for the past week! We’ve been doing mostly … More Ask The Lord


I titled this post halfway for a few reasons. First of all, the trip is officially halfway over!! We’ve been together for a full two weeks and have less than that amount of time left! Second of all, this is the turning point. This is the point where we could give up and be homesick. … More Halfway