Monday, May 26, 2014

Catching up!

Wow! It's really hard to believe that it has been nearly three years since my last blog! Each time I thought I should post something, I found something else to do, but I'm back now!

It's also really weird to look back on my old posts. Sometimes I think, "Did I really say that?!" I mean, I really can do better! Still, it's nice to look back on the journeys I described, as it reminds me of all the awesome things I experienced and learned.
So, three years have passed. What's new?

Well, for starters, I'm now a rising sophomore at Wake Forest where I play basketball. I'm a physics major and math minor with the hopes of pursuing an environmental engineering master's afterwards. I also have grown to truly appreciate where I am from, the one and only Shoals, North Carolina (emphasis on the "lina"), which I'll talk more about in a later post. I love the outdoors and crazy adventures, like mountain biking, hiking, you name it!

I could go on and on, but none of that stuff really matters. All that matters is that I am a child of the one true King, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. My worth is not of this world. Sure, each of those things that I love to do are great, but there is something so much greater out there. My worth, my hope, it all lies in Jesus, and call Him my savior, my comforter, my Lord, and my friend. My prayer is that through my future posts I will be able to share God's love with each of y'all. The experiences that I have had through Christ are not just for me, they can be for you too! He has done some really amazing things in my life already, and He continues to surprise me each day. To me, that is just so cool!

Now for the agenda. (It's like I only blog when I go on big trips, but here goes.)

My summer is packed with some really great adventures. This week I am at the Ultimate Training Camp for Athletes in Action, our on campus athletic ministry. There is more to come on that, because let me tell y'all, God is doing work right now! It is an absolutely amazing feeling!

After UTC, I have two short days at home before I leave for Vietnam. You heard it right folks, Vietnam! I'm traveling with Coach for College to teach and coach rural Vietnamese middle school students for the full month of June. I am super excited to see what God has in store for this journey! Of course, I'll keep y'all updated!

God is good, all the time, and all the time, God is good!