YoungLives Camp

If you frequent my blog, you’ve probably read at least one article about YoungLives. If you aren’t familiar with the ministry, it’s a branch of Young Life specifically for teen moms. I’m extremely passionate about the beautiful this work this organization is doing. This past week, I got a chance to participate in their service… Continue reading YoungLives Camp

Animal Kingdom Bible Camp

This past week I had the opportunity to be Craft Leader at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Bible Camp. I prepared four crafts for kids ages 2-11, which was a challenge because they had to be easy enough for a 2-year-old and still engaging to an 11-year-old. They also had to be animal-themed and relate… Continue reading Animal Kingdom Bible Camp

The Neighbors We Aren’t Serving

Are you an organized person? Maybe you like to separate your jeans from your shorts, and even keep them in different drawers. While that certainly makes it easier to find your favorite outfit in the morning, what happens when you come home from shopping with a brand new pair of jean shorts? Where do they… Continue reading The Neighbors We Aren’t Serving

Called to Unity

I attend Messiah College, a non-denominational Christian school. “Non-denominational” means “open or acceptable to people of any Christian denomination.” However, most non-denominational churches adhere to Protestant tenants, as do many of my peers. Due to my Episcopal roots, I struggled to spiritually plant myself at Messiah. The first time I attended Powerhouse, the student-run worship… Continue reading Called to Unity

Narrative in Christianity

“Stories, hymns, histories, parables, and visions become as important as commandments and ethical teachings in molding the faith perspective through which we view our broken world and seek to mediate God’s healing.” —Bruce C. Birch Stories, whether through written or oral tales or through song, play a significant role in Christianity. God’s flawless story is… Continue reading Narrative in Christianity