“Pastor Audrey! How was Alaska?”
“Yeah… wow… it’s just Alaska.”
Is it strange that if I have a daughter some day, I’d like to name her Alaska? It has to be one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen… so many gorgeous mountains, colors, smells, and hikes. Who knew somewhere with absurdly late sunsets could be that stunning.
Continue reading “Mission Tripping: Alaska, 2017”
Tomorrow, my high school youth group leaves for Alaska!! 18 kids, 5 leaders, and 10 days exploring Sutton, Anchorage, and Seward, all hosted by Eaglecrest Alaska Missions.
After months of planning, I can’t believe it’s tomorrow!
Continue reading “Mission: Off We Go!”
Tonight in youth group, we remembered stories of refugees from Scripture.
There are so many… Abraham, Noah, Jacob, David, Hagar, Ishmael, the Israelites, Jesus… some argue that Adam and Eve were refugees as well.
There are dozens of refugees in the Bible… but what is a refugee?
Continue reading “Naomi: A Widowed Refugee”
This past weekend I joined the youth of Mars Hill at my old stomping grounds, Camp Geneva, for their middle school winter retreat. I was invited to talk about belonging, baptism, and the church.
Here’s the thing: that is my jam.
Continue reading “Retreating: “We’re Moving!””