How to Make An Authentic Spanish Meal

When in Mexico, Tacos. When in Morocco, Cus-cus. When in Argentina, Asado.   If you really want to immerse yourself in a culture and experience a country, you start at the table. Food and what happens around it gives you a glimpse into the place and it’s people. It teaches you what they value and […]

Fun Fall Things to do with Friends

Autumn is a wonderful season marked by changing colors, bonfires, harvest, boots and flannel. The air begins to feel crisp in preparation for the cold winter months. The ground is in a constant state of crunch due to the beautifully colored leaves that have fallen effortlessly from the trees all around. Flowers begin to hide […]

Randy’s Story: I Am Wanted

Growing up, I had a pretty normal life with a family that loved me and looked out for me. My mom struggled a lot with her health and was in and out of the hospital. It was getting really bad when I was ten, where my mom could not take care of her children anymore. […]

5 Qualities of a Good Worship Leader

Is it the skinny jeans? The Taylor guitar? The brown boots? The basic t-shirt? While there are plenty of aspects to character as well as skill that could be said on this subject, here are 5 things we believe are core to being a “good” worship leader: 1. Intimacy with Jesus We know “intimacy” can […]

“Am I This Beautiful?”

During an impromptu children’s program while visiting refugees living in Calcutta’s city dump, I met Luba. No more than seven years old, Luba and her family were refugees from Bangladesh forced to live in the dump to survive. It took mere seconds for her big smile and shy demeanor to steal my heart. It took […]

6 Quick Tips For Effective Evangelism

The simple fact about evangelism is that it’s giving other people the opportunity to know God personally like you do through your own story and sharing the Gospel. It’s also something every Christian is called to. With that, here is six of our tips for effective friendship evangelism no matter where you are!   1. […]

Does Art Matter?

“Use your gifts for the Kingdom.” “God gave you talents so that you can glorify Him with them.” “Let the Lord use your talents for His purposes.” Since I was little, I have heard statements like these and wondered, “How?”   You see, I am an artist. I paint, draw, sketch…and I know that it […]

Do You Have a POOR Mindset?

Before I begin this topic I want to say; this is from experience and is not from a place of condemnation or annoyance. My desire is that people would live in the knowledge of God as their Father who loves giving good gifts, and an understanding that everything belongs to Him.   1. Do you […]

How to Encourage a Missionary

I still remember being a 6 year old kid with both eyes and mouth wide open in excitement and joy as our friends opened their bags full of presents for us. Did they really come ALL THE WAY from the States to bring us chocolate chips, peanut butter and glow-in-the-dark star stickers?! My parents have […]