I’m not crazy… just trusting

John & Courtney Engagement

People say I’m crazy. They say they would never dream of doing what I’m doing. Raising support for a short-term missions trip scares people, so raising an entire year’s budget to be on staff full-time with a ministry is just terrifying! I wouldn’t say I’m crazy, but I certainly am[Read more]

Big News!

Wedding Engagement Ring

As the only sister remaining with the last name of Nelsen, I would like to share some big news! I’m engaged!! More details to follow in the coming months, but I wanted to include you all in the excitement now! ~Courtney Rose~ Courtney Rose Courtney is a member of the[Read more]

The Need is Great

Harvest is Plentiful

As I’ve been raising support these past few months, a common question that I’m asked is “What is your need?” Most people who ask that question want to know my financial needs. While it is true that I am in need of financial support during my next two years of[Read more]

My Call to Ministry

My Call to Ministry

Many of you may already know my story of God’s calling. Or maybe you have heard only pieces of it. I’d like to be able to share with you a clearer picture of what God has done in my life in recent years to call me to full-time ministry for[Read more]

The Next Step…

The Next Step...

As I introduced to you all back in November, there are big changes occurring in my life. Since I last blogged, I have officially interviewed and  been accepted for EDGE Corps with The Navigators at the University of Nebraska – Kearney, and I have begun training and raising support. The EDGE Corps[Read more]

¡Viva Argentina! – The Update

¡Viva Argentina! - The Update

You may be wondering: What ever happened to Courtney? Did she even return from Argentina? Well, I definitely did, and I apologize for not updating you all sooner! To be honest, I tried writing this update shortly after returning, but I couldn’t find quite the right words to express what[Read more]

All moved out or all moved in?

Bookboxes

I’m officially moved out of my apartment and into a storage unit! It only took two weekends, a total of 8 helpers, 6 cars/trucks and a whole lot of patience. I am very thankful for all the help I received, especially since the amount of book boxes I ended up[Read more]

Finally, a little clue to my future!

Chalkboard

It felt as though the College of Education forgot me when placing student teachers for the fall, but there was no need to worry because I finally received my placement! I’m ecstatic to announce that I’ll be student teaching at Kearney High School! The first half of the semester I[Read more]