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Alligators, A Snapping Turtle, And The Never Again Swamp Tour

Alligators, A Snapping Turtle, And The “Never Again” Swamp Tour

Wonder Voyage board member Michael Fleming shares a hilarious story of trying out a new swamp guide in New Orleans with Executive Director Shawn Small.
Finding Wonder Everyday: Wonder Withers

Finding Wonder Everyday: Wonder Withers

We are all born full of wonder. From discovering our toes to seeing a butterfly to smelling a flower. At some point, however, that wonder begins to fade as the harshness of life sets in. In this post, Executive Director Shawn Small reflects on the withering of wonder with an excerpt from his pending travel memoir.
Lessons Learned From A Childhood Misadventure

Wonder In Everyday: Lessons Learned From A Childhood Misadventure

Senior Voyage Coordinator Molly Wren shares her story about falling into a hole during a childhood adventure, and how that set her on the path to what she does with Wonder Voyage today.
Killing Your Shadow Beast

Finding Wonder Everyday: Killing Your Shadow Beast

From a young age, we each develop fears: isolation, snakes, heights, public speaking. We all have them. This week's post is an excerpt from Shawn Small's pending memoir where he discusses the Shadow Beast from his childhood, how it developed, and what killed it.
Amazon Adventure Part 2

Finding Wonder Everyday: Amazon Adventure Part 2

Executive Director Shawn Small shares his story of finding wonder even in the most personal of disasters in this third installment of his adventures in the Amazon.
Amazon Adventure Part 1

Finding Wonder Everyday: Amazon Adventure Part 1

Executive Director Shawn Small shares his story of when his child-like wonder of an Indiana Jones-style adventure becomes his reality.
Finding Wonder Everyday: The “Lost Ark” Experience

Finding Wonder Everyday: The “Lost Ark” Experience

Executive Director Shawn Small shares how seeing "Raiders of the Lost Ark" inspired him to live the adventures he does today.
Wonder Voyage Guide Spotlight: Cheryl Small

Guide Spotlight: Cheryl Small

Cheryl Small is the oil that keeps Wonder Voyage running smoothly. Learn more about her role in the organization, her heart for ministry, and how God impacted her life this year while on pilgrimage to Italy.
Wonder Voyage Guide Spotlight: Molly Wren

Guide Spotlight: Molly Wren

Molly Wren has been with Wonder Voyage for 16 years. In this spotlight, we look at what makes her so unique that Shawn describes her as, "pilgrimage in human form."
Wonder Voyage Guide Spotlight: Ken Janke

Guide Spotlight: Ken Janke

Ken Janke was one of the original prayer partners for the development of Wonder Voyage. In this spotlight, we learn how one specific location connects Ken with wonder.

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