Britney Winn Lee is an author and community arts director living in Shreveport, LA, with her designer husband and big-hearted son. She's written "Deconstructed Do-Gooder: A Memoir About Learning Mercy the Hard Way" (Cascade 2019), "The Boy with Big, Big Feelings" (Beaming Books 2019), and is the editor of "Rally: Litanies for the Lovers of God and Neighbor" (Upper Room 2020). Britney is a member of the Redbud Writers Guild, serves part -time as the Red Letter Christians media associate, and is ever dreaming up ways to connect the church and the world. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @britneywinnlee.
My first go at post-college employment was starting and directing the Global Missions Ministry of a 3000-member mega-church. I was getting paid, and I was traveling—two things I’d never done before. In many ways, it was exciting work.