From MasterChef to Ministry

By Jamie Shafer Although auditioning for Fox TV’s MasterChef was originally a friend’s suggestion, Tanorria Askew paved her own way as a formidable opponent on season 7, which began airing in June 2016. “Cooking is my happy place,” she said. Life in the kitchen has always been central for Tanorria. On her website she shares, […]


Faith that Serves and Protects

By Jamie Shafer For almost 12 years Sergeant Chris Wilburn has been serving on the streets of Indianapolis as a part of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. His family background is one of public service, and this example influenced him growing up and has been ever present in his life. Chris chose to join the […]


More Precious Than Silver

By Jamie Shafer Amanda Grella’s journey has been one focused on creative expression, gratefulness, generosity, hard work, and faith. And it all began with a spoon. In 2009, Amanda was exploring a craft show when a display of spoon rings caught her eye. Although she loved all the designs, she only bought one ring and […]


Safe Travels in the Airline Industry

By Jamie Shafer Ecclesiastes 3 tells us there is a season for everything. We know we can count on one thing—change. Our world is filled with rapid changes each new day. Sometimes things shift so quickly that we feel we can barely keep up. Relationships change, jobs change, technology changes. By the time we’re comfortable […]

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Making Peace Through the Law

By Jamie Shafer To Ron Dove, becoming a lawyer was more than just choosing a career path for his life. It was a higher calling. Ron was raised in a family of teachers, so education was held in high regard. He remembers that he always liked problem-solving and debating and had an interest in both […]