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Lives in Mechanicsburg, PA, with his wife. Works full time as a mechanical engineer.
Husband, father, pastor. Fan of Arsenal. Zimbabwe Director for Forgotten Voices.
Foodie, locavore, social media volunteer.
Director of Project Management, proud mom of an impish preschooler, grew up in Papua New Guinea.
Pastor, mentor, soccer aficionado and Chicago fan. Enjoys the Bible, books on leadership, transformation, and the work of the church.
Elder and missions board chair at his church. Desires most to have US churches reach out to provide for orphans in Africa.
Director of Impact for Forgotten Voices, wife, mother of two, loves coffee, traveling, learning and advocating for the voiceless.
Pursuing a degree in Crisis Counseling. Loves to travel and experience new things.
creative catalyst. love coffee, music and traveling.
Africa / Zambia Director for Forgotten Voices. Husband, father, and fan of Arsenal.
Husband, father, advocate for children orphaned by AIDS. President of Forgotten Voices. Fan of the Red Sox, Dr Pepper, and improving the world.


On waiting well – lessons from a child on a doorstep

On this last trip, I sat on the doorstep of a church partner of ours…just trying to imagine waiting for hope to arrive. Through your gifts, hope has come. Imagine this is your child, Rebecca*. If you died today, where …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Orphan Care Spotlight, Travel Blog

Reflections from my trip to Zambia

Ryan, Pastor Trent and I recently returned from our journey to Zambia where we had the opportunity to visit many of the local churches we partner with in Ndola, Kitwe and Mufulira. What an inspiration to see God’s hand at …

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Faithfulness only requires the next step…

Earlier this week, I wrote that an extraordinary journey begins with step 1. This week, I have been experiencing this reality: faithfulness only requires the next step. They may sound the same, but the first is about starting. Today’s is …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Travel Blog

An extraordinary journey begins with step 1

We are done with step 1 – we’ve safely arrived in Zambia and had a good meeting with our seminary partner here, as well as a walk to a new stadium built nearby. Pray on. All in bed now and …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Travel Blog

Off to Africa – Follow Along – #FVAfrica

Every time I walk into a home to sit bedside next to a dying woman or man, it is a sacred honor to invest love into someone’s final breaths. They are anxiously asking with their eyes about what will happen …

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Help us finish well – Give by Dec 31

Help us finish the year well. Your gifts matter – every dollar counts. Did you know it costs us about $1/day to care for a child through their local church? ! In January 2014 we had 17 partners in Africa. …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Prayer, Praise, Devotionals

Why do we wait? – Merry Christmas

“For to us a child is born,    to us a son is given;and the government shall be upon his shoulder,    and his name shall be calledWonderful Counselor, Mighty God,    Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 (ESV) Why do we wait? We not only wait, we suddenly wait. There is …

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Posted in Advent Stories, Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Prayer, Praise, Devotionals