Welcome! If we haven't met, I'm Katie Axelson. I'm an author, speaker, and pastor. I host Have Hope; Will Travel podcast (new episodes every other Monday). I love to travel! (No two of these photos were taken in the same town.) I spent a year living in Latin America as a nomad (and wrote a book about it called Jesus Shoes). Here's the thing: when we travel, the world becomes a smaller place because we get to know people who are different ... Read More about About
When we travel, we eat different food, we see different things, we get to know people who are different than we are.
We come home changed.
That’s what Have Hope; Will Travel is all about: a small taste of a different perspective.
A chance to walk with someone who’s different than we are so we can love more like Jesus.
Jesus didn’t surround Himself with the faithful church-goers.
He surrounded Himself with those whose stories would have otherwise gone untold.
So that’s who we hang around with too.
We learn from the stories of those with different perspectives, different beliefs, and different experiences.
There is space for your story here–no matter how beautiful, no matter how broken.
You belong here.