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From Dreams to Reality

I have been confined to my bed for the last few days with a respiratory infection. Although I really dislike having to stay home in bed, these days have given me time to reflect. One of my reflections has been to look back over the last year and review some of its events. A year…

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KidPower2015 Goes To Kscope15

Early on Saturday morning, June 20, our KidPower2015 team loaded up the bikes, the bicycle generator components, the blenders, and fresh smoothie ingredients and headed out to the ORACLE Users’ Group (ODTUG) Kscope15 Conference Community Service Event. The event was convened at the Hollywood Beach Cultural and Community Center in Hollywood, Florida. The purpose of…

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Go Anywhere! Do Anything!

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”” (‭Acts of the Apostles‬ ‭1‬:‭8‬ NLT) For many years, I imagined myself traveling around the world impacting the lives of…

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Extra Grace Required

“For the LORD God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. The LORD will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right.” (‭Psalms‬ ‭84‬:‭11‬ NLT) Last night, our church’s sixth annual Vous Conference began with an amazing opening session in the historic Fillmore Theatre on Miami Beach.…

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Innovating with KidPower2015

“For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.” ~ Margaret Heffernan I received some good news this week. I was selected as a finalist for ReThink Energy Florida’s Energy Innovator Award for the KidPower2015 Project! KidPower2015 was originally designed as an Earth Day project for Children of Inmates, Inc. (COI)…

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Pray Big!

Last week, I had the awesome opportunity to attend the Children of Prisoners Europe Annual Conference in Stockholm, Sweden. The conference venue was the beautiful Operakallaren located across the street from the Royal Palace of Stockholm In the midst of this breathtaking location, we discussed some of the sobering topics surrounding the needs of children…

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A Miracle Supply

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” (‭Isaiah‬ ‭43‬:‭19‬ NIV) Something new just happened in our planning for the mission trip to Cambodia this summer. Kathy Medd, my good friend, fellow missionary, and…