Hi friends! I am sitting in a Target parking lot in Atlanta, GA and wanted to give you some insight on how the first couple of weeks of tour went for me personally. I’m not going to lie, after we left Nashville for tour, I was thinking “oh crap, what did I get myself into?”. I am one to always stick to what I know, and never really challenge myself to new things. Public speaking is not my thing. If you were to look up the definition of a public speaker, my name would be nowhere to be found. However, I knew this was a major requirement for the internship, so I challenged myself to not think about my own insecurities, but to focus on being the voice that these children greatly deserve. The first couple of speeches were very entertaining, but I think the girls and I are starting to get the hang of things.
I honestly feel like I am actually beginning to make a small difference in the world, and the best part is, it is not for me! I love being apart of something that is for someone else. Getting to know Rachel and Brooke has been amazing. We are quickly becoming a beautiful little family of 3, and are super stoked to see what the end result of the Fall tour will be.
So far, Reggie has faithfully taken us to New Orleans, Florida, and we just got to Atlanta tonight. We have been blessed to speak at a variety of places such as churches, youth groups, high schools, etc. It has been amazing to meet people and hear their excitement about Got Your Back, and how it has impacted them. We would greatly appreciate your prayers as we continue to travel from city to city for the next 6 weeks!
We are excited to introduce you to Lydia & Brooke... our Fall Ground Force Crew.
Hi, my name is Lydia Woodward. I was born and raised in the lovely land of Iowa, and moved to Nashville 2 years ago. I love many things like traveling, dancing, makeup, baking, Fall, sewing...oh, and anything chocolate! I was previously a clothing boutique owner and fashion designer, but I felt God pushing me to search for something bigger. I have always had a passion to help change the world in some way, but never really knew the answer. That answer soon came when I was in Jamaica on a mission trip, and became aware of the fact that children were unable to attend school if they did not have the right school uniforms, therefore never earning an education. So, as you can imagine, I was super stoked to have come across Got Your Back, and knew I had to get involved! I am honored to be able to work along side GYB this fall, and be a voice for such deserving children.
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HEY YALL , I'm Brooke Brown. I'm from Jacksonville,FL. Some quick things about me... I love Disney and sweet tea a WHOLE LOT! I left my wonderful job at MAC Cosmetics to live in a RV for the next 7 weeks. It's my heart's desire to be a voice for these children. I'm so captured by all of the hope that GYB is giving to these beautiful children. Education really is everything. We're just starting the second tour with GYB. We will get to connect with so many awesome people. I'm ready to be challenged and inspired. Knowing that i will be forever changed by this season of my life.
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