Let Others In – A Devotional

October 9, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals, Missional Living | 0

And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near. Hebrews 10:25 NLT Almost two years ago, Mike and I made a commitment we didn’t think we’d ever make again. In our early 20s, we helped start a…

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Believe God Sees You — A Devotional

August 2, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals, Missional Living | 0

She gave this name to the LORD who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.”—Genesis 16:13, NIV I’ve felt destined for ministry for most of my life, but over the years, I’ve struggled to define exactly what that means. When…

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Following the Cloud: One Year Later

May 13, 2020 | Danielle | Missional Living | 0

A little over one year ago, I wrote about how our church was launching into something new. To some, I’m sure leaving our building where our 500-person congregation met to worship each Sunday felt like a wilderness of sorts. To others, it was more like the Wild Wild West—a new horizon full of adventures. To…

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New Ground – A Devotional

July 14, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals, Missional Living | 2

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6, NIV — The overhead “ding” signaled it was time. Our plane was about to take off for Guatemala. Although I’d prepared for the trip…

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Answered prayers – A Guatemala story

June 26, 2019 | Danielle | Missional Living | 0

I sat on the swing overlooking the beautiful garden. It hung from a thick tree branch above me. It was made out of an old wooden board and used rope. It was the perfect place to spend a few quiet moments with the Lord. I looked out over many rows of cabbage and corn. There…

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Doris from the airplane – A Guatemala story

June 24, 2019 | Danielle | Missional Living | 0

We boarded the plane from Miami to Guatemala City, excited yet a little nervous (truth be told). While I felt a peace about taking the trip, I’d be lying if I said I felt zero anxiety about leaving American soil. The headlines scrolling across U.S. news with reports from Guatemala didn’t exactly tell a flattering…

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Guatemala or bust

June 1, 2019 | Danielle | Missional Living, News and Announcements | 0

Guys – I’m going to Guatemala! I am super excited, I leave in just a couple of weeks! Here’s a quick summary of all the things: Where I’m headed I’m headed to an orphanage outside of Guatemala City called Casa Bernabe. My friend Sara lives there with her family; she and her husband Edgar are…

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House Church in Kansas City (Testimonies!)

May 15, 2019 | Danielle | Missional Living | 2

House church. We’re not the first church to do it. In fact, that’s part of the reason we dove into this model as Navah Church KC after we left our building. I mean, it makes sense. The first century church met in homes shortly after Christianity broke out. For a couple hundred years, following Jesus…

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