Teresa Ralls

Receptionist

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NICKNAME:

“Mother Teresa”

MINISTRY ROLE:

Part-time receptionist

FAMILY:

Husband, Kevin; 3 kids-Nathan (married to Tia), Daniel & Sarah; 2 grandkids-Silas & Abby

DREAM VACATION:

Anywhere with my husband

REGULAR ORDER AT STARBUCKS:

Never had one, but probably Mocha something

FAVORITE MOVIE:

Man from Snowy River, Princess Bride

FAVORITE ACTOR/ACTRESS:

Michael J. Fox, Tom Hanks

LIFE MOTTO:

Do to others as you would have them do to you (i.e.- Love them, serve them, be nice!!)

FAVORITE SCRIPTURE:

Be still and know that I am God Ps. 46:10

THINGS THAT FASCINATE ME:

People and their life stories

PREVIOUS JOBS:

Homeschool mom (my favorite job!!), financial aid assistant at Crichton College, records clerk at Shawnee College, secretary/bookkeeper at Flywheel Motors

ONE THING THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME:

I like to park near cart returns when I shop. It helps me find my car when I get back out!

I’VE BEEN IN MINISTRY SINCE:

Around age 14—I was part of a youth group that traveled around to churches and sang

WHEN AND WHERE DID YOU GET SAVED:

March 29, 1983 at home

WHAT SPORTS ARE YOU NOT GOOD AT:

Basketball- I love to shoot baskets…but tend to kick the ball when I try to dribble it.

FAVORITE SINGER OR BAND:

Nathan Ralls, Rich Mullins, DeGarmo & Key, Petra

PET PEEVES:

People making fun of other people or doing things that might hurt them or their feelings

LIFE-CHANGING MOMENT:

When I learned what it means to have Jesus be Lord of my life—to be totally surrendered to Him

HIDDEN TALENT:

I can wiggle my ears and nose at the same time

FEARS:

Sometimes severe thunderstorms get to me

FAVORITE BOOK(S):

Hind’s Feet on High Places; Journey with the Golden Book; Chronicles of Narnia: Practicing the Presence

PEOPLE WHO INSPIRE ME:

My husband, my children (and daughter-in-law), C.S. Lewis, Brother Lawrence

QUIRKS:

I laugh at silly jokes and puns

IN MY SPARE TIME:

I read books, sew, embroider, cook, shop, do things on my computer, play Warframe with my husband and son, Daniel

LEAST FAVORITE FOOD:

Not sure—anything that is expensive…I’m a dollar menu kind of girl

WHAT/WHO MAKES YOU LAUGH?

My family (see my quirks…)

WHAT IS WEIRD ABOUT YOU?

I like to take things apart and try to fix them and I enjoy proofreading things.

THE MOST EXOTIC PLACE YOU HAVE EVER BEEN:

Balfate, Honduras on a mission trip

THE MOST ADVENTUROUS THING YOU HAVE EVER DONE:

Flying home from Honduras by myself with only limited Spanish-speaking ability

LEAST FAVORITE THING TO DO:

Speak in front of groups of people