Why I Love Refugees

The most succinct answer to this question is that God loved me first, which is why I can have love for anyone. As 1 John 4:19 says, we love because He first loved us. But in fleshing that out, the reason we love anyone is because we

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Homework Tutoring on Zoom

I often felt like I was running from one thing to the next. I would come home from work and grab a bite to eat and open Zoom for the next class. I emailed the link. I waited. I emailed again. I did other paperwork while I

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English Language Learners are the Best Teachers

I love teaching English language learners.  I also love learning from English language learners, because they are the best teachers.  My first teaching experience was through a refugee resettlement agency at a library in Indiana to learners who were mostly from Burma/Myanmar.  The room was consistently packed with students

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Provision Within Minutes in St. Cloud

“Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.” Hebrews 10:24  “Would you be able to find Awali’s* family a tablet or a laptop? The one they have isn’t working and the school district said they have to wait, as many are having

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