Well, hello there!
Thanks for stopping by! My name is Sam Stokesberry and I am the [sometimes grammatically incorrect, yet always enthusiastic] author of this sweet website that you’re about to dig into. I created this blog to give my supporters, donors, prayer warriors, friends, family, and internet stalkers a little taste of the crazy adventures that the Lord has taken me on while living in South Africa! You’ll get a first hand look into my perfectly imperfect, faith-filled missionary journey with Jesus – accompanied with lots of laughs, a moderate amount of tears, and tons of Nutella.
My prayer is that once you finish exploring this blog you’ll be encouraged, motivated, and maybe even a teensy bit inspired to say no to becoming a pew warmer and a big fat yes to becoming a world transformer. So let’s get a move on, folks! There are blog posts to read and people to impact!
So you want to join in the fight against human trafficking…. but you can’t fly halfway around the world to do it? Don’t worry! One of the coolest parts of ministry is being able to share our gifts, strengths, and skill-sets by partnering together….
A girl full of passion. A love for people. A calling from God. These three ingredients have created a unique and incredible mission for my life, and I couldn’t have asked for a better place to put that mission into action. South Africa.
As a missionary living and working 7,000 miles away from home, staying in touch with friends and family is crucial to my survival (and sanity). Knowing that I can keep my supporters the loop by sending out prayer requests, praise reports, and travel plans…