Finding solace in self care

Finding Solace in Self Care

I started my journey with Redeemed Ministries as an overnight staff member at the Assessment Center (30-day shelter), and I am proud to say that I recently began working as a Resident Advisor at the Sparrow House (safe house). My time serving at Redeemed has been filled with both numerous...

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The Keep Houston Free Gala

Our Second Annual Keep Houston Free Gala took place this last Thursday, September 14th at the Bell Tower on 34th. It was a beautiful evening full of fun. We met new friends, enjoyed great food and music, and heard the incredible story of one of Redeemed’s graduates. The evening began...

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Directors Message September

Hello Everyone, At the time I’m sitting writing this director’s message, it has been exactly one week since we evacuated the safe house, and the floodwaters from Harvey in the beginning stages of decimating the gulf coast.  Miraculously the LORD provided a boat on short notice enabling us to get...

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Loving The Overlooked

Loving The Overlooked “When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab and thought, “Surely the Lord’s anointed stands here before the Lord.” But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at....

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The Tug of War to Trust

If I sat down to make a list of people the Sparrows trust and then made another list of people the Sparrows do not trust I am honestly not sure which list my name would end up on. If missionary life was dependent on the population you love and serve...

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Broken Sparrow

I have my faults, Cant you see? The noise halts. To hear my plea.   I want you to hear, What I have to say. So come near, Dont run away.   “Why don’t you listen?” I yell, I scream. It feels like I’m in a prison. Maybe it’s all...

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A Funeral and A Transition

As with any job, the life-work balance for someone in vocational mission work is a constant journey.  In my experience, the ability to remain light, carefree and available is specifically hard for those dealing with heavy areas like sex trafficking. We spend most of our days trying to uplift and...

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Together Not Separate

Awkward was how I felt as we left the safe house for the World Mandate conference. The two Sparrows in the car were frustrated with each other. They were irritated and had been avoiding each other for a few days. They were not speaking or interacting. Silence was the sound that filled the...

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Arrows in a Quiver

There are many times that my temporal mind cannot see past our girls’ struggles, nor understand how they can overcome them. I want to promise them that there’s something better on the other side of all this pain. But, the thing is, I/we can give them no such promise in...

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