Captive Free East Lakes has adapted well to staying in different locations. I had spent a few of my high school nights enjoying lock-ins at my church and even slept in one or two churches on youth trips and such, but I have slept in a number of different churches and have […]

Captive Free East Lakes – A ministry team serving in the East Lakes Region that includes Michigan, some Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and some western Pennsylvania and western New York. Captive Free East Lakes – A ministry team serving a region that does not include Nebraska. But even if Nebraska isn’t […]

Picture it: December 31, 2014. Ten. Nine. Eight. 8:30am? You have GOT to be kidding me. Press snooze, roll over, and tug up that sleeping bag. 8:40am. Fine. I’ll get up. Rise, shine, and shower in the host church!  The return to team life is now complete! I should not have […]

In life, I find that it’s easy to become complacent when looking for things to be thankful for, reasons to praise God, and day-to-day joys that should be acknowledged and lifted up. I often find myself dwelling in the problems or the fears that come up. Sometimes it is overwhelming to […]

On the road, we have been blessed with amazing experiences on team! Host families and churches are incredibly kind and enjoy sharing with us a number of activities, foods, and stories. We are invited to be a part of so many events and every day seems to hold something new […]