Lost Boys

Lost Boys

Every now and again I am quickly reminded of how much energy it takes to continually work with (mostly) middle and high school students. One morning in particular I was delighted to have a quite morning opening the café by myself. Usually I spend this time the getting...
Mini ME

Mini ME

Today, I was working to finish up a few office goals before I head to the cafe when Simeon climbed onto the couch next to me. We had a cute little moment. Yes, day care would de-stress my life. These moments remind me why Lifestyle ministry is a good but challenging...
Divine Connections

Divine Connections

Every year, our team looks forward to World Tea Expo. It’s a high impact event that allows us to accomplish several things; 1) Stay on the cutting edge of the tea industry. 2) Connect with tea industry professionals such as tea masters, vendor, and industry...
Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

While spending the day in the café, a group of teenage boys came in and one turned out to be one of our current volunteers. After grabbing some samples, they took a few minutes to check out the café décor, smell some loose-leaf tea and look at all our bubble tea...