My New Home

My New Home

The end of this week will mark FIVE weeks of making daily camp videos. Four of those weeks have taken place here. Lake Williamson has been the setting for many stories this summer When I first moved to Illinois with my family, I wasn’t quite sure if I would ever feel...

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A New Chapter | Life Update

A New Chapter | Life Update

During my senior year of college, everyone was asking “What are you going to do after you graduate?” In response I would avoid answering the question, secretly hoping the rapture would happen after commencement so I wouldn’t have to worry about it. Things didn’t go as...

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What makes it all worth it

What makes it all worth it

This month is looking to be the busiest in my storytelling career: three documentary shorts (a church, a business, and a missionary), two wedding films, and one more week of daily camp videos. Along with all these stories to tell, a new chapter of my life's story is...

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Goodbye RFKC

Goodbye RFKC

On Friday, we said "Goodbye." Goodbye to the Royal Family Kids Campers. They were "our" kids for a few days, then we released them back into their normal everyday lives. But they come home different and so did we. This week wore me out. Everyday started at 4am to edit...

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My Favorite Shot from RFKC

My Favorite Shot from RFKC

I wish you all could clearly see the joy on these kids’ faces. To fully see and experience these moments, you’d have to be here with us This is my favorite shot from this week’s videos for Royal Family Kids Camp. The story is two brave volunteers let whip cream and...

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Going to WAR at RFKC

Going to WAR at RFKC

Low-sleep and rainy days are calls for WAR at Royal Family Kids Camp! Despite the chaos, telling this story through video has been a blast so far! It’s weeks like this which remind me acts of love don’t have to be something extravagant. They can be something as simple...

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“Every child you encounter is an divine appointment”

“Every child you encounter is an divine appointment”

“Every child you encounter is an divine appointment”-Wes Stafford Yesterday was Day 1 of Royal Family Kids Camp. I wish I could post pictures of smiling kids like every other missions trip, but I can’t. For one, I’m not allowed and two, it would be unfair to only show...

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Pray for Us-RFKC ’18

Pray for Us-RFKC ’18

Every church, business, or organization has a “Super Bowl”. They may do events all throughout the year, but there’s always one which takes the most time, energy, and heart. For my homechurch, our Super Bowl is Royal Family Kids Camp. This one week out of the year has...

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Post-Breakaway 2018

Post-Breakaway 2018

At the end of camp, I felt like a warrior arriving home after a long battle. All the students entrusted to me made it home safely. Making the daily camp videos is exhausting, especially with me being an extrovert editing for hours at a time alone. For those of you...

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Back 2 School Bash

Back 2 School Bash

Yesterday, I woke up from a 10 hour post-camp recovery nap in order to tell a new story. Hartford Assembly of God and several other organizations hosted a Back-to-School Event, giving out hundreds of backpacks to needy school children. The weather was...

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