The Blog

January 2018

January 31, 2018

By Our Love

They will know us by our love.   Never has this sentence made more sense in my life than this last semester of my life.   I have been blessed. I grew up in a Christian family and was involved in our local church, speech and debate, and of course, TeenPact. Each of these groups are […]

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January 22, 2018

For the Dreamers

I had it all planned. I knew exactly what I was going to write, but God placed something new on my heart very recently, and I need to share it with you.   I have been a dreamer my entire life.   There is so much in this world that I want to see and […]

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January 14, 2018

Apart from Christ, We are Nothing

Suitcases in hand, dog-eared staff manuals stuffed into bags, and hearts full, staffers headed home today with the theme of Staff Training 2018 fresh in their minds –– apart from Christ, we are nothing.     As the week opened, Serena Walker and Johnny Leifheit, Directors of Staff Development, inviting staff to “ask questions, think […]

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January 12, 2018

Staff Training Begins

  Staff Training 2018 has begun! Staff arrived from all across the country, and TeenPact buzzwords were falling like the East Texas rainstorm that hung over the camp in Tyler, Texas today.   Staff Training has become a cornerstone event for TeenPact since its inception seven years ago, and on Wednesday, over 170 staff members came together […]

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January 08, 2018

Stay Salty

If you’re like me, you probably heard at least one sermon about “salt and light” growing up. And if you’re like me, you probably don’t recall the “salt” part being addressed nearly as much as the “light”.   Around nine months ago, I noticed that while I could tell you all about being “the light […]

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January 02, 2018

Show Me

Since last October God has blessed me with a job as a barista at Starbucks. I love my job because the work environment allows me to be creative. I enjoy getting to know (most of) the regular customers that come in, and I really like working with and getting to know my co-workers.   Recently […]

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