We’re on the road!

Partnership UpdateWe had an INCREDIBLE week during Global Strategy’s Find Your Stride commitment campaign and we jumped from 73% funded to 93% funded!  We were BLOWN AWAY! We’re so close to being 100% funded…it’s getting real! Huge thanks to all of you who are partnering with us in this way! Ministry UpdateWhile we are not yet in […]

Road Trips, Connections, and Civil Rights Education

Well, we are wrapping up a two-week trip through the midwestern/southeastern United States and have visited churches, pastors, missionary teammates, friends, and family members along the way. Although our backs are sore, our hearts are full! 🙂 It’s interesting…this part of our journey wasn’t initially part of the plan. We were supposed to have moved […]

Youth, Leaders, & Connectivity

When Nate started at County Line Church in 2007, the church was partnering with Dave and Kathy Simpson, missionaries to Bulgaria. In Nate’s earliest conversations with Dave and Kathy, they communicated excitement about the new Regional Coordinators, Patrick and Jamie Nachtigall, being assigned to the Europe and Middle East region. Patrick and Jamie had a […]

Keep the Faith!

Last fall, I (Nate) had the opportunity to sit down with Mitch Kruse on his television show, Restoration Road. This is one of the few times where I have been able to share several markers in my life that have changed my outlook on life. You can watch the video below to hear about my […]

Teammates Make the World Go Round

Working as a TEAM… We knew our days were numbered and now here we are…we have both left our previous jobs – Nate at County Line Church and Stacy at Lakewood Park Christian School – where we were blessed to work with great teams of people. One more reason leaving is so hard! However, the […]

Church History ~ Sending Agency ~ Walking Alongside…

Over the next few weeks we want to highlight the organizations and people we will be working with in our new roles. Up this week is our sending agency, Global Strategy.   A Little Church History… The Church of God – Anderson, Indiana is a non-denominational movement that began in the late 1800’s. Its founders started […]

Parenting 101 And The Decision To Move

Parenting 101 We believe that one of the things we, as parents, have gotten right over the years is that we have included our kids in everything we’ve done. Whether it was early on in youth ministry, opening a coffee shop, starting a youth center, adopting, or moving to another country, we’ve processed and done […]

Folding Blankets~Power In Numbers~Gaining Confidence

Folding Blankets As we’re sorting our possessions and getting ready for an epic porch sale, we’ve found ourselves gleaning perspective from even the most mundane tasks! 🙂 Case in point…have you ever tried to fold a king-sized bed blanket on your own?  At first it seems like an achievable task…get two corners together on one end, then two […]

30~30~30 Vamos! (Let’s Go!)

For the rest of this year, we have a singular focus: GET TO MADRID!  If you have been following us, you know that July was supposed to be the month of our big move to Madrid. You likely also know that while our timeline has changed, our plans have not! Nate’s employment at County Line […]

May 2020 Update

As associate regional coordinators for Europe and the Middle East, Nate and Stacy will be working alongside Regional Coordinators Patrick and Jamie Nachtigall as together they help connect, encourage, and resource the Church of God throughout the region. Nate and Stacy will have a particular emphasis on church planting and church health, walking alongside pastors and leaders […]