April 2016 — Update on Whelpley Boys & Their Names

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We are proud to announce the birth of our second son, Xander “Xan” Whelpley (pronounced zan)! He was born on 26 February, 2016 at 11:07am! Our family takes names seriously. Xander is a shortened form of Alexander – a family name on Carrie’s side. It’s original Greek meaning is something like “defender of the people.” We hope that he will …

May 2012 Update — Not the Underdog!

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Rooting for the Underdog? Though it’s taken a new shape for me as a mom, the work of my life as a “professional” Christian is basically to cheer on the Truth. To my daughter who has found it in her heart to test her new teeth on my shoulder. To the college students I will likely encounter this fall on …

April 2012 Update

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Transitioning into Transition We’ve joined the JESUS Film Project at an interesting time. Two weeks ago with a grand total of 5 work days under my belt, I joined the rest of the Orlando-based JFP staff in a large conference room to celebrate the passing of the leadership baton. The former Executive Director of the JESUS Film Project, Jim Green, …

April 2010 Update

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What do you do again? Some days, I wonder this myself.  My position focus outlines a few basic responsibilities, among which are loving my Lord and team, learning the culture of my city, and coaching student-led spiritual movements on college campuses here.  The accompanying expectations vary from helpful to rather vague, depending on the tilt of the day. Once in …