How the Story Ends

We at International Justice Mission have received some heartbreaking news. As you may have already seen in the international media, on June 23rd three men were abducted in Nairobi, Kenya after a court hearing. One was an IJM human rights lawyer, the others were an IJM...

Sighs Too Deep for Words

For the past nine months I’ve lived in a place of incompleteness. My heart is here and happy and full, but my heart is also being tugged back to my family. It just happened that this year that I’ve been away, my family has been tested and tried and broken down in...

To Do the Hard Thing

Yesterday I had the amazing opportunity of going on an arrest operation. It was surreal to say the least. After months of looking at pictures of perpetrator’s faces and front doors, I found myself looking right into the eyes of a man who had repeatedly raped his...

Speaking Another Tongue

Why do I love speaking Spanish? Because I want to be a bridge-builder. A culture-relisher. A gap-breacher. A story-listener and a story-sharer. A meaning-grasper. A soul-seeker.  I may not be able to change the color of my skin, my ethnic background, or my country of...

Shaky Hands

I’ve had the opportunity to lead devotionals at our office for the month of April. Let’s be honest- at the beginning of April, I would not have called this an opportunity. I would have called it a punishment or a chore. Each month, a different department...