What Do You Love Most About Yourself? -Karis Owens

I love how I don’t take myself so seriously. I think that when you are willing to laugh at yourself you learn how to be genuinely joyful. There is humor in the small things! Life is too short to be caught up in all the times you’ve embarrassed yourself, so I love how I’ve learned…

Our Role in the Global Church

In the book Western Christians in Global Missions by Paul Borthwick, the answer to the question, “What’s our role in the global church?” is answered in a simple way. “It depends.” There is no clear cut answer as to what we as Christians are called to do, but there are certain measures we need to take:…

A Day in Washington D.C. (A Wider Circle, Shaw, National Community Church)

Located an hour and a half away from my house, the nation’s capitol holds some of my favorite experiences. On October 6th, The Ember Cast brought a group of sophomore girls to Silver Spring, MD and D.C for a service opportunity and a cultural navigation. These girls were amazing and I can see them doing…

My College Essay

November 1st is 2 days away… good thing I submitted my college applications already. Instead of scrambling to submit my early action applications by this Thursday, I have had a couple days to relax and reflect on my work. I am most proud of my personal essay answering the prompt: Tell a story from your life,…

The Globalized World

In my Comparative Government and Politics class this year, the topic of globalization has appeared as a subject for discussion and a gateway to understanding the modern world. In the context of global Christianity, globalization has brought a new age of access and opportunities in spreading the word of God. In the past week, I…