12 Sep

Cholera Falls Upon Us

Every good storyteller knows that all epic stories have three acts—Act I: Everything is great and you love the characters. Act II: Some crisis presents itself throwing everyone and everything off kilter. Act III: Resolution. Think “Lord of the Rings.” Act I: Frodo and all the hobbits lived in a veritable utopia. Act II: Bilbo […]

7 Sep

Hovering Hope

“In the beginning…the earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters” (Genesis 1:1-2, ESV). “I don’t know how to do this. I can’t do this. I don’t want to do this. It’s just too much.” […]

6 Sep

MWP Fall Newsletter is Here!

While you’re enjoying—or anticipating—the beautiful colors of autumn, please take time to fall into the latest Make Way Partners newsletter. So many great things are happening all at once it’s hard to keep up with them, so we’ve worked hard to highlight as many as possible all in one spot, including staff promotions, a beautiful […]

1 Sep

MWP New Website

I am not a person who worries much about numeric growth or size of ministry. What matters to me is discerning the direction God desires for both my personal life and the ministry I am called to lead—then, follow that to the best of my ability. Often, I feel the miracles Make Way Partners is […]

31 Aug

Fun with a Purpose

A growing number of people around the globe are learning that compassion connects us all, and when we’re connected we find the deepest joy in life and one another. Sure, sometimes living with compassion calls us to do some tough things, but when we come united for a common good we often find our creative […]

28 Aug

Growing MWP

Recently, I dreamt that my gentle horse Rusty the True swung his neck swiftly around, opened his mouth like that of a great killer whale, struck out at my assistant, Audrey, and nearly swallowed her whole. I realize this is not physically possible; nonetheless, upon first waking I felt a string of emotion ranging from fear […]

27 Jul

Looking UP at Hope for South Sudan!

After many months of heavy artillery and armed combat terrorizing our orphans from all sides, we are elated to receive the following report from a major news source in South Sudan: Radio Miraya “Signs of normalcy have started showing up at the Hope for South Sudan Orphanage center in Torit which remained under tension for weeks, after […]

25 Jul


Make Way Partners is more than an organization name; it is a clarion call to each of us.  First inspired from the story of Joseph in Genesis, as Pharaoh adopts him, calling for everyone to, “Make Way” for his new son. We see this same theme repeated many times throughout the biblical narrative, including John […]

19 Jul

Now What, Again

“A short summation of Genesis could be, “Everything was good, beautiful, in fact; then it wasn’t. The rest of the Story is mankind trying to figure out how to live with the hole he ripped in the universe.” Don’t you and I stumble upon that Epic Story in some small-stage of our lives nearly each […]

13 Jul

In the News: Make Way Partners Orphans

I receive daily calls and emails from so many of you from around the world who cry with me for the man-made catastrophic storm of South Sudan. The entire staff—and the thousands of women and children we serve—hold onto Hope, which comes through the spirit of your prayers and financial support to keep the work […]