After celebrating Mother’s Day with mom this past weekend, I went in on Monday to have an MRI on my left ankle. For those of you that know, at the end February, I was hiking with a good friend of mine. And when he jumped to the next trail, I did the same, but as I… Read More »

Next few months

Now that I’ve returned back to the States, I am busy working on several projects to strengthen our organization. I’ll be… …heading up to Canada in June for a few days to help get our JVCanada up and running so we can fund & send out teams & missionaries from Canada to be part of… Read More »

State of the Venture | 20 years

Did you know… Our team is made up of 130 Nationals, 101 Second Culture (staff serving in a different culture then their own), 46 Missionaries in training, & over 100 JV Kids? We are in 12 Countries: Albania, Estonia, Bulgaria, Czech, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, & Ukraine. And, soon will add 2 more as we prepare to enter into Germany with a return to… Read More »


Our annual JV Spring Conference took place with the theme, Relentless. One particular night we heard from our Ukrainian team about the current situation going on in Ukraine. We were so encouraged in how they are being relentless in trusting in the Lord by taking bold steps of faith to do 15 English camps this… Read More »

Bteam (Barnabas Team)

During my visit, I took part in several meetings to prepare me for what I will be doing in my new role as project manager to help our organization grow & become stronger. It is great to return & work with these gifted & talented people.

Transforming Society

God is working in the now & the not yet. The day after Easter, I flew over to visit our team & ministries within JV. It was great to reconnect with them, & hear how the Lord is moving among the youth of Central & Eastern Europe. We are seeing God move. He’s called Josiah Venture to… Read More »