Staggering Statistic

Ringgold, GA Pop: 3,668 Churches: 52 Town in Slovakia Pop: 3,596 Churches: 1 with no paid youth worker. Our Mission To equip young leaders to fulfill Christ’s commission through the local church

prayer update

Thank you for your prayers. I got the test results back and I am able to travel and should not have any complications. It was a routine check to make sure the liver and gall bladder is ok. It appears that my non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is acting up. So I continue to diet and… Read More »

Summer Plans

Where am I going & what will I be doing this summer? Here is a hint: “Tere tulemast Eestisse!” Stay tuned for more details on how you can be praying for me this summer!

Special Prayer Request

A few weeks ago, I had my physical with some blood results requiring a few more tests & scans. Today, I had a scan on my gall bladder for the doctors to learn more & determine next steps. I am resting in the Father’s arms during this time & trusting Him for strength, power &… Read More »

Wheels Up!

From April 23 – May 9, I’ll be in Europe visiting our staff, giving a talk to a college group on, “why is there evil if God is good?”, & attending our annual Spring Conference. The theme this year will be Sheepology. We will focus on how to better follow the Shepherd, as we dig… Read More »

Easter Blessing

I was blessed to have a few friends from Wheaton come down for Easter. It was a great weekend where we reconnected, laughed, prayed & celebrated Jesus together with my mom & family!

JV Missionaries in Training

A few weeks ago, I got to visit a few our staff who are being equipped for cross-cultural life & ministry, & language acquisition. Upon raising all of their support, they will head out to serve in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, & Latvia. Please pray for them during this time.


I hope you & your family had a blessed Easter. On Sunday, I was reminded of how many times in the bible, we read about people encountering Jesus, & either responding in worship, or in doubt. And other times, they were with fear, or in joy. We see this in the two Mary’s who left… Read More »

Deep Community Adventure

And a few friends of mine from Alabama created a deep community adventure as we hit the slopes for a few days to be in God’s creation! Please pray for these men as they lead their families well. (Photo – l2r: me, Kevin, Michael, and Micah)

Supporter Visits

We also got to share with a few supporters and churches along the way about our ministry. I am thankful for all the prayers, encouragement, contact and financial investments that are made for my ministry with Josiah Venture.