Since the start of the new year, you have probably seen many new faces and names at the end of our posts. We are so excited to say that our call to arms has been answered by many brave souls, seven of which have officially committed their time to this ministry and to the Lord.
God is great!
Without further ado, here is your formal introduction to our new team members:
Anish Thomas – Writing Team
Anish is a non-profit management professional out of Chicago, IL. He enjoys reading, eating, being active, having good conversations and listening to the best music genre ever, early 90’s hip-hop and R&B.
Ben Puthukeril – (Returning) Writing Team
Ben resides in Augusta, GA with his wife, Brittany, where they attend Martinez Bible Chapel and serve there as youth leaders. He works full-time as a witness for his Savior and part-time as the Quality Assurance & Engineering Manager for an automotive company. Ben desires to encourage other young people who are growing in their faith to have a reckless abandonment to this world and follow Jesus wholeheartedly. When he’s not busy ensuring the quality of vehicles, he enjoys spending his time playing basketball, building computers, playing video games, flying drones, and nerding out on technology. He and Brittany enjoy traveling in their spare time but have a greater passion for short-term missions whenever they get the opportunity. Ben was a part of the Come awake Ministry for many years, and is now returning!
Brittany Puthukeril – Writing Team
Brittany and her wonderful husband, Benjamin, live in Augusta, GA. She is a fourth-grade teacher at Diamond Lakes Elementary and absolutely loves it. In her free time, she is a photographer, loves to workout and play with her puppy, Toby. Brittany loves eating sushi, traveling with her husband and playing volleyball. She attends Martinez Bible Chapel and serves as a Youth Leader and an Awana Cubbies teacher. Her biggest desire is to encourage our younger generation to be steadfast in their faith. Despite our hardships and struggles, our heavenly father wants us to lean on Him. Brittany’s main focus is to be on fire for Christ and serve the people around her with truths from God’s word and fellowship in His sweet sweet love.
Grayson Price – Design Team
Grayson is a freelance graphic designer in the Kansas City area. Much of his time is spent with his roommates (a sister and a cousin), with his abundance of family members, and with his chapel family at the Bible Chapel of Shawnee. Grayson frequently enjoys using his design skills to help with ministries across the country.
Kat Schott – Writing Team
While consuming copious amounts of tea, Kat can be found working with her hands. Be it writing (poetry, recipes, short stories, and a book she’s been working on longer than she’d like to admit), cooking, crocheting, or restoring furniture made by her great-grandpa, Kat likes production. Her favorite days are the gloomy, rainy ones that she fills with more tea, time with God, and endless books. God is the love of her life, and it is the greatest joy of her heart to serve Him in her ministries to the hearts of others.
Reeba James – Writing Team
Reeba lives in Elmwood Park, New Jersey and currently works as a junior accountant at Believers Stewardship Services. When she isn’t balancing the books, she’s balancing the demands of work, family, friends, and life in general. She likes to laugh, eat ice cream, and do anything active or outside. Ultimately, she lives to know Christ and make Him known; her prayer is always to count everything as loss for the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus our Lord.
Sharon Chacko – Writing Team
Sharon and her wonderful, Godly husband are currently based in Denver, Colorado and share a love for children’s ministry and making Christ known among the impoverished, underserved and marginalized. They have a heart for overseas missions and seek to be faithful here until the Lord calls them elsewhere (if He wills)! Sharon’s life has been transformed by the work of Christ, and her life goal is to know Him more and to make Him proud. Her favorite things are early mornings with the Lord, a good work out, and sleep.
Please join us in welcoming these new faces to our family! We look forward to a sweet time of serving alongside such wonderful brothers and sisters in Christ!