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Together in Heaven, We Will Sing

On our last morning in Liberia, I thought back to all the wonderful people I had met, and I realized there was one thing each Samaritan’s Purse beneficiary had in common.  Each person I interviewed thanked the Lord God Almighty, first and foremost.

Liberia: Behind the Scenes

So, we are back home, which means back to reality. I think we are still recovering from the jet-lag a little bit. It is hard to believe our time in Liberia has come and gone so quickly. But I am so excited and looking forward to sharing the stories which impacted my heart.

Three Generations in Liberia

When I went to Liberia for the first time in 2007, I was not aware of my grandfather’s 1960 visit.  It was not until after I arrived, I heard from a few locals about his time there.  Many of them were very young when he was there, but they still had faint memories.

My Chance To Go Back

It was the spring of 2007 when the Lord laid it on my heart to work for Samaritan’s Purse for the summer. I felt like I’d spent the two previous years living for the needs others in a way that did not allow the Lord to work in my life.  I was in desperate need …

I’ll Be Packing My Bags

Guess where I am heading back to! Well, you probably won’t guess, but I am heading back to Liberia!

Idols Aside Ministries: Hunting Retreat

Since we have lived in Florida, Corey and I have been blessed by getting to know Mark and Becky Wright, founders of Idols Aside Ministries.  Mark is a former Appalachian football player, and Becky use to work at Samaritan’s Purse.

Train Our Love

This Valentines Day, I think back to one of my favorite poems written by my grandmother, Ruth Bell Graham. In celebrating LOVE today, I want you to remember, love is work.  We must constantly be working at our relationships.  So this is my prayer this morning.

Must Survive Mental Chaos

Chaos. That’s the word I would use to describe my life lately.  I wake up thinking about things I need to get done and go to bed thinking of everything I didn’t accomplish—which now overflows to my list for tomorrow.

NC Bound: Part Two

Well, we are finally home. We are praising the Lord for an amazing trip and the chance to get to see lots of loved ones. That is the major plus to the NFL off-season, we get to enjoy time together and with family and friends. I only wish our visits could have lasted a little …

Operation Christmas Child in Haiti

A Samaritan’s Purse photographer, David Morrison, just sent these pictures yesterday from Haiti. Our Operation Christmas Child (OCC) staff is in Haiti this week for several shoebox distributions.

NC Bound: Part One

Corey and I are on a road trip to North Carolina! During the off-season we always try to catch up with as many friends and family as possible. Our destination is North Carolina and we are making many stops on the way!

The List

The other day, Corey and I were driving in the car talking about taking scuba lessons.  Since we have been married, Corey has tried to convince me to do this, but I keep putting it off.