One of my favorite ways to reflect and actually have undisturbed, productive and fulfilling time to sit with God, to create, dream, set goals and work has been to have a creative writing retreat. I’m willing to bet, if you’re reading this, you’ve been craving that time for a creative writing retreat, too. Keep reading for […]
Planning Ahead When Traveling Internationally, a Missionary’s Tale
A Reminder to Plan Ahead When Traveling Internationally Recently, I was considering traveling out of the country. It had been a long time since my passport was issued; so the first thing I checked was the expiration date. There’s nothing worse than realizing at the last minute, simply because of bad planning, that your tickets, […]
Guide to 10 Gifts That Give Back (and a $500 Giveaway!)
Giving gifts is often a challenge. As a woman of impact, influence and faith, I’ve made it a point to shop consciously, on budget and on purpose, as often as I can, especially at Christmas. I’ve been a teacher of social enterprise to tweens and teens, and it’s my true pleasure to compile this list […]
(VIDEO) Tips for Packing a ShoeBox for Operation Christmas Child- Behind the Scenes
Operation Christmas Child- Shoeboxes Behind the Scenes Ever wondered how to pack a Shoebox for Operation Christmas Child? By giving you a sneak peek behind the scenes at the Samaritan’s Purse Denver distribution center, I thought I’d give you some tips for packing a Shoebox for a child around the world with Operation Christmas Child. You can […]
Free Event for Teens Affected by Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Maria tomorrow!
Supporting Teens who were Impacted by Hurricanes in Florida and Puerto Rico When the team at Dare 2 Share planned their first Dare 2 Share LIVE, they had no idea that several of their locations would have just been devastated by hurricanes and floods. But Dare 2 Share wanted to do something for teens in […]
Surviving Hurricane Irma: Florida Strong & How to Help After the Storm
Florida Strong! “In the dark of the moon, in flying snow, in the dead of winter, war spreading, families dying, the world in danger, I walk the rocky hillside, sowing clover.” – Wendell Berry Keep reading for a way you can show the world you are a survivor and to give back to Hurricane Irma […]
Tales of an Adventurous Missionary-Episode Seven
Kindness is a Gift If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and true enemies. What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight. If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous. The good you do […]
Which Faith-Based Vacation is Right for You?
Faith-based travel is more popular than ever, giving people the opportunity to get away from everyday life while also staying close to their faith. There are many different types of adventures open to Christians, each more suited to different people. If you’re looking for a vacation idea, why not try one of these options? This […]