Crossroads -

I took a shortcut through the woods that night. Trees leaned across the narrow lane as if to close me in. After several minutes of driving, I glanced at the […]

When Community Happens Through a Song -

Sometimes community happens through a song. Over twenty years ago I was part of a short term team that went on a ministry tour through several cities in Colombia, South […]

Her children rise up and call her blessed //


Feb 14, 2015 by

Valentine’s Day isn’t about romance or passion to me. Instead, it’s a blur of fizzy affections tethered first to grade school then later to a woman of valor. I grew up […]


I’m afraid I’ll break down, God. I’m afraid I’ll cry so hard. And I don’t want to. I’m going to see little children who want to see Your love. In […]


Darkness can be alluring. It calls us saying, “You won’t get hurt. Come and see what I have for you. Go your own way. No one will ever know. No one […]


There are times that a simple image with just the right scripture or quote can change our entire day. It’s as though God knew the exact word of encouragement and […]


I’ve never heard music like it. The piano was dancing, the ivories waltzing under the fingers of a teenage girl and the band brought down heaven with their violin and […]

Julia -

In July I traveled to Northern Botswana on behalf of The Seed Company to photograph the San people and document stories about Oral Bible Translation. The San people are a […]