Category Archives: Non Profit

Book Giveaway: Faith Powered Profession


In my three short years in DC (they have FLOWN by), I’ve been blessed to connect with women who have mentored me in so many ways, whether professionally, spiritually — or in Elizabeth’s case, BOTH. Elizabeth Knox and I were … Continue reading

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Summer 2013, A Season of Change


This summer is one of new experiences; a season of change. I kicked off June with my first mission trip learning about human trafficking. In July, I began the housing search and landed in an accessible, vibrant neighborhood, close to … Continue reading

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[Cross-Post] Embracing a New Identity


[Editor’s note: This post was originally written for the aoneeight mission blog for National Community Church in Washington, D.C. You can read my pre-trip blog posts here and here] “Why are you guys here again?” “We are here because we … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Short-Term Missions Skeptic


A Mission is a Movement from National Community Church on Vimeo. I confess I had no intention of going on a mission trip this year. In fact, I was pretty determined to avoid the whole thing. Last year I read “When … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post: Three Truths of Mentoring


Editor’s Note: Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to guest post for the New Rhythm Project as part of Foster Care Month. The New Rhythm Project is an organization that works to educate, communicate and facilitate local communities to … Continue reading

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The Slave Next Door


Yesterday the news broke about Amanda Berry and several other young women trapped inside their captor’s home in Cleveland for nearly a decade. Thankfully, theirs is a happy ending in that they survived. A story like this makes us ask: How … Continue reading

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Life not an action flick, cautions IJM’s president


VOICES: Gary Haugen from The Justice Conference on Vimeo. The book of love is long and boring, said Gary Haugen at The Justice Conference last month. His message was refreshing – in a time when our generation wants a quick … Continue reading

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Social Stories at CCDA


Last week I attended one of the most diverse gathering of Evangelicals, the annual CCDA conference — the Christian Community Development Association. I met dozens of people working in communities across the United States to bring reconciliation and peace to … Continue reading

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Pin With A Purpose


I’ve been messing around with Pinterest for a few months now just trying to make sense of it. Some of my friends have asked me: why use it? What value does it provide? Pinterest is 100 percent visual. In some … Continue reading

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Reporting Social To Stakeholders


[Editor’s Note: You can also read this post on Beth’s Blog and on Social Media Today] This week I moderated a panel of nonprofit professionals as part of Social Media Week DC. But it wasn’t just another “Facebook 101” or a … Continue reading

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