Well, it’s my birthday. The last of the exciting ones, or so I’ve heard. I am officially a quarter of a century old. By most odds, I have officially lived over one-fourth of my life. At 25, car insurance rates tend to drop. I suppose that’s the last of the […]

The Birth of Jesus as told in the book of Luke, chapter 2, verses 1-20. In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own […]

On December 12 I departed St. Paul, Minnesota for Lincoln and arrived at home safe and sound after a slightly bumpy, but overall successful, flight on Delta. While I was somewhat sad to leave my teammates and the other teamers, I was incredibly excited to arrive home! It’s so great […]

If you’ve read Grace Accepted for a while you may be aware of the fact that I am fairly proud of my Nebraska heritage. It is often common knowledge that residents of Nebraska are all but required to pledge their allegiance to the Nebraska Cornhuskers. We cheer on our athletic […]

You may or may not be familiar with the online concept of a Throwback Thursday, but since it is Thursday and today marks our return to the Youth Encounter office for Midwinter Training, I figured I would throwback to our initial training and tell you one of my favorite stories […]