Miami

(Are you looking for a link to GIVE? It’s right here. We cannot express in mere black and white how humbled we are by your obedience to the Lord in this way. Thank You doesn’t cut it but Thank You anyway.) We’re moving to Miami! from William H. Wallace II on Vimeo. Hi friends! Did you

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Why Miami

{If you’ve wandered here haphazardly, you may want to read Our. Big. News. and Miami FAQ’s before going further.} I have to say, when conversations of moving to Miami first began, I wasn’t all that excited. For starters, it’s hot there. REALLY hot. I much prefer scarves and pants and cool weather and crisp leaves

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Miami FAQ’s

Yesterday we announced our BIG news and today I’m following up with the most commonly asked questions about said news. Thank you for caring about our family and wanting to know more of what God has planned for us! When are you moving? As soon as we are 90% funded. We are raising all of our

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when hope feels risky

On Saturday mornings I prayer walk through the neighborhood with our teammate Kristin. Usually one of the kids tags along. If it’s Glory I end up carrying her, making a mental note that she’s not quite ready to walk so far. Usually our dog recognizes we’re going for a walk and insists on tagging along. So we head

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the intentionality of gentrification (+ an interview with Leroy Barber)

A few years ago, on the block behind us, a low-level developer purchased a quaint two-story yellow wooden house with a perfect-for-Miami-nights screened in front porch. She promptly removed the doors and welcomed the elements and critters of South Florida, creating an intentionally uninhabitable environment. Eventually the city condemned the once perfectly livable home, and approved

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autism scares me

It was a “dog day of summer” and NPR was pumping through the speakers of my sky blue minivan. Michael Brown was shot and killed just a couple weeks earlier, and the fractured race relations of our country were coming into light for many previously in the dark. I drove the tree-lined streets of my midwestern

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thoughts on housing, scarcity + roots

This morning I sat on the driveway-turned-patio of our new house and tried to read a few Psalms. The Bahamian immigrants who settled the street over one hundred years ago originally named it Evangelist Street. As more and more Bahamians put down roots and homes and gardens here, they requested the city put in an

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one year ::: here and everywhere

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” ― Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God Today is the one year anniversary of our family arriving in Miami, and if I had to say one thing about this first year, I would say it was a year that asked questions. Where are

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