Category: transformation

Congo Recap

In a couple of hours we will be getting on our flights heading back to California. It seems almost surreal that our time here is ending and we are entering back into our normal lives. When we crossed from Congo into Rwanda we saw such a stark difference. In Rwanda the power was consistent and

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Rwanda Genocide Memorial

Today I spent time at the Rwanda Genocide Memorial and I was reminded how quickly a people group can be almost destroyed. Friends turned against friends solely because they were identified as different tribes. Power is what drove the genocide and deciding that one people group was worthless and less than human. I was reminded

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Can These Bones Live?

Recently I was in a meeting at church and the pastor asked us several questions about the hopes for the new year and there were two that he asked that I just could not answer. He asked “what are you hoping to see God do in you?” And he asked “what are you hoping to

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The Power of Life and Death

We all know how much is said about our words. We teach children to think before they speak right? As children when we say something mean or hurtful we would be asked to apologize and think about how that makes the other person feel, right?  Kids try and be strong against the mean words with

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Stubborn But Still Called

I don’t know about you but I have this tendency to be incredibly stubborn at times. You know like when I am comfortable and God is calling me into the uncomfortable places. Maybe you know this struggle? In a perfect world, I would be the one that would make everything happen, behind the scenes, you

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