I was pretty scared at the thought of moving our lives to Washington, but some of the best stories in life begin when we take the biggest risks.
I needed more from God than I had ever asked for, more from life than I ever knew could be, and more from a church than I had ever experienced.
This transition isn’t always easy-it is often scary-but it’s worth it. It is worth knowing that people at Western Oregon University will come to know Jesus- not by how special the team is, but because of how great our God is.
The people of Resonate were attracting me, and I now know that's because they were representing Jesus, who was calling me. They cried with us, they prayed with us. This was
This upcoming year is met with a lot of excitement. Excitement for the coming years and to see how the Lord moves across the Pacific Northwest. Rejoice that our God is moving at a rate that is urgent and multiplying. Rejoice because this is something that none of us could have done. This is something only God can do.
After just one year of living in the mission field, the trajectory of my life has been changed: I never want to live an easy, convenient, everything on a silver platter kind of life again. I want to live trusting that God is enough for me each and every day.
God is teaching me that He can use me wherever I am. I don’t have to be on staff to be used by Him, I can be working as an assistant and be just as effective. Maybe the people are different, but the conversations are still the same.
Perhaps the best answer to why we are still in Ellensburg is because God isn't done here. Moving to Ellensburg cost us our pride and career expectations. It stripped us of some of our biggest barriers to sharing the Gospel so that now our biggest cost is sharing the Gospel itself. Sharing the Gospel is costly, but it is what is obedient as disciples of Christ.
Four years ago, if I didn’t open my heart to God and decide to follow Him, there wouldn’t be light in my life. But Jesus chose me. He loves me so much. He puts the biggest smile on my face, and calls me His princess.
I went into Project Summer knowing a maybe handful of people, if that. I came out with a family. I learned a lot about myself. I learned what it meant to lead, to be someone who loved everyone. I learned to be vulnerable, to let people in.