Natalia crushed this beautiful line-drive homerun over the fence in left center en route to a 5-3 win over Great Neck North today.
Having led approximately 40 mission trips over the past 20 years, I can tell you, thankfully, the answer is a resounding yes! But you don’t have to take my word for it. I conducted a brief survey asking people who went on mission trips more than 10 years ago (for most, 20 years ago) to look back on their mission trip experiences and share the life lessons they learned which have continued to guide and shape their lives all these years later.
“And where is it located?”
“Just a half mile up the road from here,” I replied.
“Huh, never heard of it.”
Her words made me realize things had to change.
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Warning! Raw, honest content here. I am still trying to navigate this. It’s really tough. But somehow part of my healing is found in sharing my story. I hope by opening up my chest and revealing some of my pain some of you might find a bit of encouragement. Click here to listen to my conversation with Terrance Crawford on the This Week in Youth Ministry Podcast.
New painting I just finished for my sister Naomi and fam. My nephew Parker reading to his dog. Contact me to discuss doing a painting for you. Pets, wildlife, and nature are my favorites.
One of my greatest joys in 18 years of youth ministry was mentoring emerging leaders. Several of them are now youth pastors, worship leaders, as well as leaders in the business world. I would love to help you train your leaders. Contact me about doing leader training or a retreat.
I am excited to officially begin offering my services! Let’s grab coffee or have a phone conversation to discuss how I can help meet your needs!