It was a heated team meeting. On the table that day were some “hot topics.” Everyone had different ideas, different perspectives, different opinions... different everything.

Many times, what we see as our biggest regrets, failures, and mistakes become what God uses the most in our lives. God transforms our brokenness into something more beautiful than we can ever imagine. He takes our mess and creates a masterpiece.” - Shelley Hitz

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As a new IDEAS Associate, I’m still settling into my role as Director of Projects for one of our international partners in Tunisia. Recently, I asked one of the Project Managers what had inspired his passion for helping people with disabilities work towards greater autonomy.

What inspires you in your work and daily life? Recent research shows that developing a sense of awe in the ordinary inspires creativity and brings ...

When I was in high school, I spent my summers as a hired hand on a farm ranch in southeast Idaho. The ranch property was in a small valley in the mountains. Most of my days were spent moving cattle from one area to another, fixing many miles of fence, or planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops in the fields.

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True or false? “If you’re a fan of compost, you’re a believer in holistic transformation.”

Three months ago—in the middle of a global pandemic—I left the safety and security of my family, community, and well-paying job in California to move across the world to Tunisia. Here’s a glimpse into what I've learned in my first 90 days as a new IDEAS Associate.

A few years ago, I invited an American friend to come with me to visit my home country, South Korea. We both taught together at the same school in the Middle East. I was excited to see my friend fully enjoying the culture and people of South Korea.

How does medicine make its way to those who are sick in remote parts of the world? Come along on a medication's journey to the jungles of Myanmar!

Yesterday I unexpectedly found myself by a lone bench on an empty ocean front. A boat was just off the shore, solitary but securely anchored in the sea. I ached with the unexpected beauty, the symbolic solitude of the boat. I felt like this boat.