Author Archives: Jeanelle Reider

Jeanelle ReiderJeanelle Reider has served as a writer in MAF’s Major Funding and Planned Giving department since 2015. She loves communicating stories about how God takes the small, faithful offerings of His children and makes them into powerful expressions of His love for the world. Two of her favorite projects have been the MAF devotional "Retool" and the MAF prayer journal "Sweet Fragrances." Jeanelle is married to a pastor and finds great joy in helping encourage her congregation through worship music and serving alongside her husband.

Unseen Potential in a Traffic Stop

How one MAF couple builds bridges in their neighborhood

 

The angry shouts of the men circling her car were drowned out by the frantic crying of baby Otis in the back seat. Their forceful gestures commanded her to open the door.

Nicole de Jongh rolled down the window a fraction of an inch to hear their words. […]