Author archive for Megan Koontz

  • What We Can Learn from St. Patrick

    I used to really, genuinely dislike St. Patrick’s Day. I didn’t get it. We all have to wear green or…

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  • Love and Lament: Happy Valentine’s Day from HWI

    There are many definitions and renditions of love. Some would say it is an intense feeling of deep affection. One…

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  • Making Their Names Great: Looking for the Helpers in 2019

    One of my favorite quotes ever is by the ever-hopeful and inspiring Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. The quote…

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  • Giving the Gift that Lasts

    You know, the day after Christmas is probably my least favorite day of the year. Especially as a kid, I…

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  • The Bethlehem Narrative: Jesus Met the World Where They were

    Well, friends, ‘tis the season: the season of joy, the season of thankfulness, the season of love, the season of…

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  • Making Their Names Great: Merce

    Occasionally, you meet people who—without knowing it—completely change your perspective and help you reevaluate your purpose. This summer, I met…

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  • What We are Thankful for

    “I am thankful for so many things because God is so good and it is hard to narrow it down…

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  • Gathering at the Table

    This summer, I joined a 20s small group with the church I was going to. I had literally lived in…

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  • Making Their Name Great: Reframing the Way We Look at Fame

    I went on a trip to the Dominican Republic at the beginning of the summer as part of my internship.…

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  • Hope Amidst the Ashes

    Healing Waters International strives to provide long-term, sustainable water purification systems to help communities in the developing world have water…

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