Class of 2015Youth Ministry in Middle East
Track: Youth Development
Region: Middle East
Growing up in the Colorado mountains, I have found a deep love for hiking, biking, skiing, swimming, and frolicking in meadows. If I were met with the choice of wearing shoes all the time or going barefoot for the rest of my life, I would definitely go barefoot. My deepest passion is to have intimacy with God and empower others to grow in their relationship with Him as well. I desire to reveal the Gospel to those who are often overlooked and avoided In society. Basically, I'm a follower of Jesus who is stoked to be able to see the Kingdom of God continue to come to fruition!
Posted on July 21, 2015These past several weeks, I have felt like a hero from one of the good stories of old. You know… the ones that were once told around campfires and at festivals by storytellers. The kinds of stories that people would sit around for hours listening to them because they couldn’t bear the thought of walking away and always wondering what happens next. I feel like I’m a hero (or something) who has spent the last few weeks frolicking in meadows and walking through dark scary forests (with lions and tigers and bears and other such terrifying creatures), being encouraged by wise mentors and having to... Read more
Posted on May 28, 2015One fine day (as all good stories should start), I was pondering to next several months of support raising. As I listened to the GoCorps staff explain the next stage of the journey, I couldn't help but feel a bit like a hobbit (maybe Samwise) stepping into territory I had never walked into before. I had this profound sense that as soon as I moved forward on this journey, I would not come back the same. It would be easy for me to focus on the task of support raising: of doing everthing I can to make sure everything goes as planned and make sure I am fully funded in as little time as possible.... Read more