Divine appointment at a cafe

I came to the café to take a break from a long day of ministry. But when the Spirit of God lives in you and you are attentive to his leadership, it is quite possible your plans may be interrupted.

Meeting students where they are

Amidst Greek row, we set up our tent across the street from the local bars and clubs. Until 2:00 in the morning, Resonate Church made countless pancakes and gallons of hot chocolate to pass out for free to those who stumbled by.

Cultural perceptions and misconceptions

I had an interesting lunch conversation with my coworkers here in Kenya—one that prompted me to think about how our assumptions are often misconceptions.

Recognizing the hope of glory

The past few weeks serving in Northern Africa, I have begun to realize—yet again—how great a hope to which I have been called.

Sharing life together in Kenya

Recently, I was asked to share something meaningful that I’ve experienced since I’ve been in Kenya. Immediately, thousands of thoughts invade my brain, recalling the past three and half months in detail.

Saying 'yes' to God in Kenya

I’ve been serving in Mombasa, Kenya, eight months now, and I decided to follow Christ wholeheartedly about two, maybe three, three months ago. That’s when I decided it was “all or nothing” and finally said “yes” to God. 

Meaningful ministry over a coffee cup

coffeecupOver pumpkin spice lattes, a young woman asked me about the meaning of baptism. Over green tea, a sorority girl celebrated the reality that in Christ she is made new. Over caramel macchiatos, a new friend described her desire to read the Bible from Genesis to Revelation so she can know how great this God is to whom she prays.

Learning about Daily Bread

There is a man on our street who sits on the pavement every day. He’s not begging as many people do—just covering himself from the sun, the winds, the outside.

Following a clear calling to Kenya

I am more than two months into my journey in Kenya, and it has been an adventure so far—a rollercoaster of twists and turns. I’ve done evangelism, discipleship, preaching and everything in-between.

International students in Pacific Northwest discover God’s love

My heart was beating fast as I sat on a couch between two girls who had never opened a Bible before.

In Kenya, change of plans according to God's design

I went with Rose, Colby, and Robyn to Mombasa Baptist High School for a sports day with the students. As it turned out, I ended up speaking to the students during chapel.
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