Exploring STEM in the Garden

Typically when someone mentions STEM education, computer coding and robotics are the core of the conversation. However, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education encompasses a vast array of topics.  I have learned, this summer, how little young adults know about the wonders of STEM. On the first day of GENERATION2050 summer camp, many of…

Getting Future Ready

In January 2017, I submitted a proposal to The Children’s Trust in response to their request for proposal for summer youth enrichment summer camp programs for under-resourced youth. I was thrilled a few weeks ago to be notified that the proposal was funded. GENERATION2050 is an innovative program that immerses middle and high school youth…

Initiating KTECH

“SYNCHRONICITY: the simultaneous occurrence of events that appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection.” In less than six weeks, I will be leaving for Cambodia on a mission trip with a team from Trinity Church Miami.  This year, I am going to stay behind for an additional week with a small team to…

Taking Bold Steps

  “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what Gas has prepared for those who love Him.” 1 Corinthians 2:9 NIV I never imagined that making a bar of soap could represent taking a bold step of faith.  When the idea to make goat milk soap first materialized in my…

What Love Will Do

“I believe God wants us to love others so much that we will go to extremes to help them.” ~ Alexis Lopez, Cambodia 2014 & 2015 Mission Team Member When I first traveled to Cambodia in October 2013, I had no idea how the mission trip would alter the trajectory of my life. My introduction…

When More Happens

“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.” ‭Ephesians‬ ‭3:20-21‬ ‭(NIV‬‬) A week has passed since my mission…

KidPower2015 Goes to Cambodia

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” ~ Milton Berle In a few hours, I will be leaving the United States with a team of twenty-one people for Cambodia. We are taking a KidPower2015 Bicycle Generator with us. Not only will we be taking our mobile medical clinic stocked with MAP International medical supplies to…