Notes from Global Leadership Summit ’18 Craig Groeschel

Most speakers had at least one book that they had written that they were promoting. Craig Groeschel opened the conference. His book is Hope in the Dark: Believing God is Good When Life is Not. He opened by saying that the seven sessions would be like trying to drink out of a fire hydrant. In … More Notes from Global Leadership Summit ’18 Craig Groeschel

August 2018 Update

Dear supporters, family, and friends, I have had a great month working with Rockwood Community Development Center through One Collective Rockwood. I started with them on July 12, where I attended two meetings; their weekly update meeting and a phone call with their lawyer finalizing an investment fund in order to create an incentive to … More August 2018 Update

April – June 2018 Update Summaries

Due to this blog being more public than my emails to supporters, this will be more vague, but information can be found on , , , and major US news sites have been having a few stories. April 18, 2018 there were protests in Managua, Nicaragua over new social security laws that would have … More April – June 2018 Update Summaries

March 2018 Update

The month of March has gone by quick. I am approaching my first 90 days in Nicaragua, so I will be going to Managua to renew my visa and start on the residency process. Last week I moved into the apartment where the first two year commitment employee lived. Some One Collective Nicaragua helped me paint the … More March 2018 Update

January 2018 Update

Picture Above: International Studies Department T-shirt from George Fox University Arrived in Masatepe Update: By traversing the path that God created, I am here in Masatepe. While speaking with Stephen Goff while he was in Oregon, I truly know that this path was a Godsend. Stephen reminded me that they were supposed to be in … More January 2018 Update

August 2017 Update

August Update: Thank you for your continued prayers and support thus far in my journey to be in Nicaragua for two years. On August 20, I spoke to West Chehalem Friends Church, I received a lot of good words and prayer support from the congregation. My account just passed 70% funded! The account is needing … More August 2017 Update

Learnings From July 2017 ITeams ACCESS Training

I recently returned from two weeks of training at ITeams’ office in Elgin, Illinois. Our days were M-F 8:30-4:00 (except our last day where we ended our day with an off-campus lunch together. Below, I will write some highlights of each day. Day 1: The morning sessions before lunch were lead by Scott Olson, the … More Learnings From July 2017 ITeams ACCESS Training