I was born in a home where my parents loved the Lord and desired for their children to know Him as well. I remember my younger sister becoming a believer before me, which frustrated me because she was doing something before me. So I told my mom I wanted to pray and receive Christ, and in her wisdom, she began to ask me questions about why and what that meant, rather than just having me recite words after her. Long story short, I didn't have a repentant heart that saw my sin and my need for Jesus - I just had a heart of jealousy that my sister was doing something before me. When my mom told me I wasn't ready, but instead encouraged me to continue learning more about Jesus, God began to really work on my heart. Not too long after that I was at a Wednesday night Kids event at my church and saw an illustration that God used to help me understand my sin, and how by grace through faith I could have a relationship with Him. God saved me that night and I have been journeying ever since to know him and help others know him as well.
After graduating from High School in Dallas, I ventured out to Oklahoma to attend Oklahoma State University (GO POKES!!!!!!!!) and receive a degree in Business Management. I joined a sorority and during that time, the Lord really grew my heart to invest my life in others as I learned more and more about Him and his plan of reaching the world through evangelism and discipleship. During college, I met my husband, John :) - I instantly fell in love with his love for the Lord and his love for people... I've never met anyone like him! We dated for 3 years then were married the Saturday after I graduated.
Shortly after getting married, John and I moved to Memphis to be a part of the church plant that later became named... Harvest Church! I have been on staff with Harvest since the very beginning, and I love getting to use my gifts of Administration to serve the Lord, the staff, and the body.
We are blessed with two littles... Haddon and Pavey!
My Hope For Harvest
My hope is we will be a community of believers who seek to love the Lord with all our heart and seek to know Him with all that we are. I pray we will be a church that loves others so much that we give them not only the gospel of God but also our own selves (1 Thes 2:8).