Amanda Carrasco

She Overcame and Changed the World


  • The Bible has Easter Eggs

    I remember over 10 years ago when DVD’s first came out. I can’t remember which movie it was that we had watched but when it was over my girlfriend said, “Let’s find the Easter eggs.” I thought she had gone crazy. She explained to me that Easter Eggs were these hidden features you could find… Continue reading

  • Pop the Pastor Bubble

    I am a licenced pastor. I preach Sunday sermons, I lead outreaches, I have married people and thankfully I have never officiated a funeral, but I can. I do not let my title define me. I do not even allow people to call me pastor- it’s what I do, not who I am. I have been… Continue reading

  • There’s only room for 1 on the pedestal

    As a leader I am very aware of my weaknesses and failures.  Being in front of others brings a feeling of amplification of those areas. I am also very aware of the impact they have on others. That awareness helps to keep me accountable but it also stirs in me a temptation to hide those things.… Continue reading

  • I am a pastor

    I am a licensed and ordained pastor. I wrestle with my faith. I struggle with temptation. Every person has a calling. I have the title of pastor because part of my calling includes leading people. Leading others doesn’t mean I don’t have difficult times, or don’t ever question things anymore. I actually think it means… Continue reading

About Me

As a thriving survivor and registered victim of crime, Amanda Carrasco has used her experiences to impact the lives of her community and those impacted by the justice system. She is a dynamic speaker, consultant, and leader who values community and justice.