faith, prayer, spirituality, finding your purpose

faith. prayer. and a little bit of holy mischief.


And Welcome.

I’m a renegade Executive Pastor and a professional Holy Mischief Maker helping others to engage in the mysterious disruption of love in action. It is my deepest desire to collaborate with others to become all that God created and calls us to be while we transform the world.

Faith, prayer

A prayer for mom’s of teenage girls

By skarafanda | Jun 9, 2021

God is not punishing us. But it won’t be easy. I now have a teenage girl. Here is my prophecy: my prayer life will increase exponentially in the next few years. So let’s get started…   Dear…

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Faith, prayer, #holymischief

Searching for Wonder

By skarafanda | Jun 1, 2021

Waiting vs Searching We got a new dog a few weeks ago. She’s pretty adorable. When you do something she hasn’t heard before like squeak a toy or make a new noise around her, she’ll perk her…

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Faith, prayer, Bible

Letter to Myself

By skarafanda | May 24, 2021

If I’d known then:   My aunt gave me a book several years ago called “If I’d Known Then”. Its a collection of letters from women in their 20s and 30s that are written to their younger…

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The Heart of a Poet

March 15, 2021 |

Poetry as Holy Mischief An interview with Miram Lo about her spiritual practice of writing poetry and her multi-cultural perspective of Christianity. Miriam Wei Wei Lo Insta: @miriamweiweilo web:…

Latinx: a conversation with Rev. Nelson Furtado

January 31, 2021 |

Latinx A conversation about racial relations from a Latinx perspective. Nelson is a pastor at Griffin First United Methodist church​ He is originally from Brazil. His perspective of race…

Ordinary Holy Mischief

November 6, 2020 |

Holiness is all around us. An interview with Robin Hagen (author of and Shannon Karafanda ( When we look at the world on ordinary days, we can still see…

Treasuring Notes

October 22, 2020 |

Treasuring Notes. An interview with Dave Pipitone about his ministry of Treasuring Notes. On the lowest level, treasuring notes are short written expressions of admiration, encouragement and appreciation for your…

Prayer: How to get started

September 24, 2020 |

Prayer: How to get started. How do we get started in prayer? What are some best practices? What words do we use? Does it matter where we are or what…

Finish Line Living: Overcoming Distractions

September 3, 2020 |

Finish Line Living: Overcoming Distractions Matthew 16.24-28 Jesus is the LIFE for our living. It’s a mental game. Right thinking. Right understanding leads to wisdom and faithful living. We can’t…

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