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Cassandra Henderson

Grand Canyon (South Rim)

Cassandra is currently a Master of Divinity Student at Emory University's Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, GA.  She earned a B.A. in Drama & Theatre from Spelman College and a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA.  Cassandra is a writer, director, producer, editor, actor, web and graphic designer and licensed Baptist minister.  She is the Co-Founder of the N.E.W. Youth Leadership Academy, a faith-based arts, policy and eco-advocacy program for at-risk and in-risk youth in Atlanta.  Cassandra is a compassionate leader who enjoys working with others and discovering God's true omnipotence in all of creation.


An Epiphany at Sunset

July 17, 2013 | Cassandra Henderson    

Earlier this week, I stood on the edge of the rim watching the colors of day fade into night and cascade across the sky. Until that night, I never saw a bright and vivid red ever join the pallet of colors ensconced by the setting sun, but just because it had never been for me, there it was--a first. As if God had taken the smallest paint brush and created the strokes of red just atop the clouds.
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Rain Down on Me

July 3, 2013 | Cassandra Henderson    

I was dehydrated this weekend. It was my second bout with this beast.
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The Right Thing at the Right Time

June 14, 2013 | Cassandra Henderson    

It’s funny how things work when you’re operating in faith—the way the particulars of life come together so unexpectedly.
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It's a Small, Small World

June 5, 2013 | Cassandra Henderson    

It's amazing how in only two weeks the world I once knew--so vast, large, expansive--has become so small. Here in the Grand Canyon, it's a small town, small village and a great big canyon.
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Life is Like a Box of Chocolates

May 31, 2013 | Cassandra Henderson    

If there’s one thing I’ve come to understand about ministry it’s that you never really know what to expect.
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"ACMNP provided me with the opportunity to share my faith in the day-to-day struggles of seasonal employment working, living, and sharing a bathroom with people from all over the world. It was a blessing to see how the differences in personality and background within our ministry team allowed us to connect better with different co-workers and guests."
– Alison, Sequoia/Kings Canyon 2009

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