Vision Forward

Yesterday was the last day of summer camp for GENERATION2050. It was a specially emotional day. We set aside time in the morning for a vision board workshop. Although we had initially planned to create vision boards earlier in the summer, the last day turned out to be the better choice. After seven weeks, the…

Touching Eden

Trinity Church’s Girlfriends 2017 Conference begins on January 13, 2017. The theme this year is “Eden.” During this conference, I hope to inspire women to embrace the natural world around them. “Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden; and there he put the man he had formed.”~ ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭2:8‬ ‭NIV‬‬…

Bee-ing Hopeful in 2017

“But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.” ~ Psalm‬ ‭39:7‬ ‭NIV‬‬ 2016 has been an amazing year filled with new ideas, opportunity, adventure, and victory, as well as unexpected challenges and disappointments. Yet, throughout the year, God continued to provide a clear thread of hope, goodness, and powerful collaboration…

Mapping Out a Future

“Fear will give us a reason not to try.  Hope will give us a reason not to listen.” ~ Bob Goff   Recently, Christina Benedict and I had the opportunity to visit MAP International’s state-of-the-art pharmaceutical warehouse in Brunswick, Georgia. Christina is a member of my Cambodia Missions Team. Together, we toured MAP’s warehouse and talked…

My “I AM HER” Essentials

Trinity Church’s Girlfriends 2016 Conference is right around the corner. This year, the conference theme is “I AM HER”. I would define this theme’s woman as the woman being described in Proverbs 31:25. “She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.” ~ Proverbs 31:25 NIV Although I am…

The Keys to Our Future

“The mere imparting of information is not education.” ~ Carter G. Woodson A few days after I posted my blog article “One Girl At A Time”, Girl Rising and Let Girls Learn announced their joint initiative #62MillionGirls. Their goal is to raise awareness about the barriers preventing an estimated 62 million girls around the world…

A Future and A Hope

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.”  Jeremiah 29:11 (NLT) Last week, I saw a picture of my son, Zachary, and his new baby daughter, Mia, that inspired me. In spite of terrifying,…