Craftiness, Day in the Life, Do Something Good

Homecoming Flowers

Photo by Veronica Lukasinski Mazvita Lewton Flowers from Mazvita's Angels are on sale now! Gear up for game day and show off that black and gold pride at Mizzou's 100th homecoming with a flower perfect to clip on a t-shirt or in your hair, on a sweater, jacket, purse, or on a headband... the possibilities… Continue reading Homecoming Flowers

Do Something Good, Spirituality

How you can help Joplin tornado victims

How you can help Joplin tornado victims St. Louis Business Journal Date:  Monday, May 23, 2011, 1:34 p.m. CDT Instead of reporting directly to a command post or the disaster area, Missourians interested in volunteering to help in the Joplin tornado recovery efforts can call (800)427-4626 or 2-1-1, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said… Continue reading How you can help Joplin tornado victims


In Memory of Karla Cruz – Casa Hogar Vida

Karla Cruz, a 32-year-old single mom with four sons, passed away on December 9, 2010. She is survived by 12-year-old son, Jorge, who also has HIV; 8-year-old, Brian; and 2-year-old twins, Eli and Elias, who are not infected. Please be praying for Karla’s family during this difficult time. The Life of Karla Cruz Karla’s life… Continue reading In Memory of Karla Cruz – Casa Hogar Vida

Missions, Spirituality, The Rock

World AIDS Day

Today is World AIDS Day. Since I'm involved with a ministry in Choluteca, Honduras whose mission is touching the lives of families affected by HIV/AIDS with the love of Christ, I want to encourage you to take some time today to think and pray about the people who are struggling with this disease daily, and… Continue reading World AIDS Day

Day in the Life, Life on the Internets, News Articles, Spirituality, Thoughts

Downtime in the Age of Uber-Connectedness

"Why do we give up our sacred space so easily? Because space is scary. During these temporary voids of distraction, our minds return to the uncertainty and fears that plague all of us. To escape this chasm of self-doubt and unanswered questions, you tune into all of the activity and data for reassurance.... Our insatiable… Continue reading Downtime in the Age of Uber-Connectedness

Missions, Spirituality

Prayer request from missionaries in Nigeria

From On Wednesday 20th January 2010, @steviferg said: Prayer request from missionaries in Nigeria: “We got word Sunday that fighting had broken out between the Muslims and the Christians about 10 minutes away from where Missy and John and the kids live. They were told to stay in their compound. Then, yesterday they had… Continue reading Prayer request from missionaries in Nigeria


Prayer for Missionaries in Nigeria

FBCF former member Debbie Wilkinson has a niece who is a missionary in Nigeria. Today, Debbie sent the following urgent prayer request for her niece, Missy, husband, John & their young family, along with other missionaries serving there. “We got word Sunday that fighting had broken out between the Muslims and the Christians about 10… Continue reading Prayer for Missionaries in Nigeria

Day in the Life, Missions, Spirituality

Honduras 2009 – Pre-Trip

When I started going on mission trips with The Rock, our strategy was to let GCLA match us up with whatever project they felt we could help with most. From 2000 to 2005, we went to a different city every year, and had some amazing experiences. However, we were struggling to get students interested in… Continue reading Honduras 2009 – Pre-Trip

Day in the Life

Got some prayer requests

EDIT #2:  We found a new photographer!  Thank God for the Freecycle network! EDIT:  We lost our wedding photographer.... don't know what we're going to do....  it sucks. Got some prayer requests: 1.  My brother, Andrew, had another seizure on Saturday.  It's been 8 months since his last one, and he was starting to… Continue reading Got some prayer requests