Hope…in real life

I’m currently reading an amazing book called Hope Heals, co-written by Katherine and Jay Wolf. Katherine suffered a massive brain stem stroke in 2008 at the age of 26, just after the birth of their first child. The story is a back and forth narrative between Jay and Katherine – the agony of this devastatingContinue reading “Hope…in real life”

A Family Mission

We first met Amy (pictured far right) by way of good friends in Houston, Texas. She has led a group of volunteers from her church on a mission trip to Alaska for the last two summers. They help with SEND North’s Annual Conference, a gathering of our missionaries from Alaska and northern Canada. The group provides an amazing VBS-type childcareContinue reading “A Family Mission”

Painted Stories

  This is my story, this is my song, praising my Savior all the day long; this is my story, this is my song, praising my Savior all the day long.                                                                              “Blessed Assurance”, Fanny Crosby   God is the ultimate artist storyteller. This is especially true in the way He paints life stories:Continue reading “Painted Stories”

Drive On – There’s a Rest Stop Soon

Life is a journey. We’re all on one, trying to get from Point A to Point B, in the most efficient way possible. And as with all journeys, we’ll experience a few unexpected stops along the way. An empty tank of gas. A flat tire. A bout with car sickness. We may run out ofContinue reading “Drive On – There’s a Rest Stop Soon”

Interview: Open Doors of Opportunity

We’ve known Paul and Marcia for the last decade. They have volunteered with SEND North in numerous capacities over the years, most recently as hosts at the SEND North Anchorage guesthouse. And while I’ve met many people over the years with a heart for ministry and service, I’ve not met anyone with larger hearts than theirs.Continue reading “Interview: Open Doors of Opportunity”

Views from Alaska: A FREE Art Download

Guest: Emma Hall ***Click on the picture for a free download of Emma’s art, and don’t forget to leave a comment for her! Thank you, Emma!   Emma, born in the South and raised in Alaska, is a freshman in college, majoring in English and Bible. She loves Jesus, minimalism, organic food and anything inContinue reading “Views from Alaska: A FREE Art Download”