Happy Mother’s Day!

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Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! Thank you for raising us to be the young women that we are today! Proverbs 31 says, 25 Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. 26 She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. Thank you,[Read more]

How to Pack for 2 Months Away from Home

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Not very often does one get the chance to leave home for over 2 months at a time, transplant oneself from Nebraska to Florida, and all for the sake of the Gospel. Well my husband John and I will be doing just that. We will be spending our summer investing[Read more]

Marriage in Light of Eternity

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As many of you know, my husband and I live nearly 250 miles away from each other. He’s finishing up Vet school – while I get to continue to work at a job that I love. It was a tough choice that we made together. For the past 6 months[Read more]

I’m not crazy… just trusting

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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]

The Need is Great

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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]