The Branch family’s story of faith

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, which means this topic is so important to discuss right now. When the sweet Snead family asked me to write about this topic and my family’s experiences, I was so honored. Summarizing the journey my family and I have faced is far from easy but I feel it... Continue Reading →

Do justice, love kindness, walk humbly

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of justice. The word usually brings to mind images of law enforcement officers, courts, and “justice being served”. It remains an abstract idea that sits in the back of our minds without much practical application outside of law enforcement. In reality, justice is so much more.... Continue Reading →

The still small voice

Today I want to tell you a story. It isn't a happy story. It isn't a fun story. But it is an important story. And most of all it's a hopeful story. It's a story about starting over.   As I sat in the aluminum folding chair on the stadium field of my college, the... Continue Reading →

Signs of trafficking in students

Warning: This blog contains mature content and may make some audiences uncomfortable. Make sure to read the first post of the series, "What is human trafficking — and why should I care?"   When I have conversations about human trafficking, I often hear phrases similar to “it’s terrible what happens in other countries” or “I’m... Continue Reading →

What is human trafficking — and why should I care?

Warning: This blog contains mature content and may make some audiences uncomfortable.   Human trafficking is a global issue that touches the lives of over 40 million people—and that number continues to grow. A $150 billion industry (per year), human trafficking infiltrates economies, communities, and families. It impacts most of the nations throughout the world... Continue Reading →

Choosing a life of intent

Hi friends! I’m so excited to start contributing to this blog. Since I'm the new kid on the block, I thought I'd kick things off by sharing a little bit about myself and what intentional living means in my life.   For those of you who don't know me, I'm 22 years old and I... Continue Reading →

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