Answering the Call

June 30, 2020

We have officially passed what felt like an eternity away, Virginia’s opening date of June 10th. When COVID-19 and quarantine started, I don’t know if anyone could have predicted we would still be sort of locked in at this point....

June 19, 2020

Answering the Call holds a special place in my heart. They built the retreat center in Costa Rica, where my husband, Griff and I went on our first missions trip together – where we lived and served for the first couple months of...

May 22, 2020

The [Mary Made] Sewing Project was a smashing success, and only by the grace of God. We had a whole ten minutes before our first class to figure the machines out. They are old-school foot pedal Singer machines. I’m sure it’s real...

May 19, 2020

My dad and I were recently discussing the remaining trips scheduled for 2020. With all the differing opinions and ever changing strategies for the States to open up again, it’s hard to say when we will be able to return to the fi...

May 1, 2020

What a weird time we are all living in. As Addison and I were driving home from the airport after returning from Nuba, we were making predictions on what life was going to look like. We had seen so many stories online about the m...

April 17, 2020

I asked a good friend what her heart longed to hear most about our time in South Sudan. She said, “I would like to hear about where you’ve seen the goodness of God in the land of the living. What is it that causes people from suc...

March 27, 2020

If you ever have the opportunity or desire to go to the Nuba Mountains, let me give you a couple pieces of advice. First of all: do it. Traveling to Nuba is an experience few will have in life. To see the people, hear their stori...

February 27, 2020

In the year and a half that I have been serving with ATC, I have had the privilege of traveling to the Nuba Mountains of Sudan three times. This place and these people have a special spot in my heart. At eight years old, I told m...

February 17, 2020

I have recently returned from the Middle East. As you may know, this has quickly become my favorite place to travel. Going there this time in the height of the conflicts occuring there was, although concerning, extremely exciting...

January 9, 2020

It’s funny how the Lord works. Often times, He stretches us by pushing us out of our comfort zones. For those who don’t know me well, this is not how I like to grow. I would venture to guess that most people don’t love growing in...

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