glow worms, pancake rocks, and spagetti dinners–what a weekend!

Carla News April 12, 2011

On Saturday the AW80 group went on an overnight weekend trip to the West Coast! We traveled to Punakaiki in New Zealand via van caravan. The day was so FULL of fun and naps (I do so enjoy a good nap in a moving vehicle—when I am not the driver!). …

God is SO exciting!!

Carla News April 8, 2011

Greetings! Salutations! And Love from New Zealand! Six weeks have raced by at break-neck speed! If I were a police officer, I would have issued Time a speeding ticket for going waayy too fast! This marks the end of the first half of the lecture phase. Which means in the …

thoughts about modern day fig leaves

Carla News March 23, 2011

Reflections and words from our lectures about the Father heart of God last week with Richard Jones and Helen Bately: We’re called to childlike trust. Revelation of God as Father is worth giving it ALL for– Gods’ love is both life-giving, and life-changing. There is a hunger for this revelation …

a delightful scavenger hunt and a sweet, sweet song

Carla News March 16, 2011

To my Dearest Dears! The other night, our class was welcomed with a scavenger hunt game! YES! We were broken down into 2 people teams. Each of the teams was assigned an animal, and you were only allowed to communicate with one another using that animal noise. I was on …

a special little group

Carla News March 6, 2011

The small group that I have been assigned to is undoubtedly and unarguably God ordained. I have been praying for these relationships since I was accepted into the YWAM Oxford Around-the-World-in-80-days Discipleship Training School. I am so thankful for the men and women in my life. Yes this is you! …

A week BURSTING with goodness!

Carla News March 6, 2011

Hello! Good day! And Salutations friends and families! I hope that you are all well (actually I hope that you are FANTASTIC!)!  While you are going to work, meeting daily demands, and spending time with both friends and family? I hope your lives are filled with immense peace and joy! …

thoughts from time spent in an airport

Carla News February 26, 2011

Every few moments there is an announcement that comes over the intercom system “Attention passengers: now boarding flight Qf….”or “final call for….” I am sitting in the Sydney Airport in Sydney Australia after safely landing.  Deep breath. I drink the strong coffee I have purchased with my $5 bill. I …

Update!

Carla News February 23, 2011

Hello you!  The time is nearing for me to take flight! Wow! I will be leaving Nashville on Thursday the 24th. Some of you hear my say this, and I tell you, I am BLOWN away by your prayers, love, support, encouragement, and giving. My family, church family, and friends: I …

Dear Friend,

Carla News February 17, 2011

                                                                                                You reading this is no coincidance, and I am thrilled our paths are crossing (or circling)! I know that I absolutely adore you, or cannot wait to meet you! Let me thank you for reading these words because they are reflecting something dear to my heart. Some of you know …

Stepping out of the Boat

Carla News February 15, 2011

 Matthew 14:26-29When the disciples saw Him walking on the lake, they were terrified.“It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear.But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.”“Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, ”Tell me to come to you on the water.”“Come,” he …