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Hands Wide Open

by Christy Cabe

The lessons we learn in life are reflective of the experiences we have gone through. I can remember thinking how wise my grandmothers were as they gave insight to situations that I found difficult. Both of my grandmothers have now gone on to be with their Lord, but what I realize is that each…

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A REACH REPORT—Jenaya Bonner need

by Mission Team Member

Your Help Needed Most of you have been faithfully following my journey in Macau since the beginning.  I initially committed to a 3-year term, teaching English and coming alongside the local church. Many of you committed to pray and give for that term. From mid 2013 to mid 2014, I committed…

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A Reach Report—Jenaya Bonner update

by Mission Team Member

The Five-Pataca Coin The following story was in the midst of "one of those weeks" where nothing was going right.    Last Tuesday night, I was heading home from English class.  I hopped on a bus 22 to take me back to Taipa, tired from a long day.  As I scanned my card on…

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A Reach Report—Missions Catalyst, Christians in Yemen

by Mission Team Member

YEMEN: Christians Say “Suffering Is Our Reality” Source: Christian Broadcasting Network, March 31, 2015 Yemen is the Arab world’s poorest country. With the majority of the Yemini people following Islam, the tiny Christian community there is under constant threat.…

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A Reach Report—Missions Catalyst

by Mission Team Member

USA: Staggering Increase of International Students Source: ASSIST News, March 26, 2015 The largest and most accessible mission field in the United States has grown another 14 percent in the last year according to the Department of Homeland Security. The new statistics confirm what…

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Things You Should Know - An Email to Myself

by Marilyn Miller

I went totally numb and couldn't process the words he said to me.  It was two days before Thanksgiving in 1995 when my doctor gently told me that tests showed the baby I was carrying would be born with Down syndrome. After that, the conversation was a blur as I struggled to keep my…

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Israel Trip - Day 10

by Erin Stringer

Today we crossed the border into Jordan for a once in a lifetime visit to Petra.  Petra does not have much biblical significance but this site is still a huge WOW.  The Treasury building is the most iconic building, well-known to Indiana Jones fans.  It was a long day -- including 4…

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Israel Trip - Day 9

by Erin Stringer

We said farewell to Jerusalem this morning and headed south towards Eilat near the Red Sea.  On our way we stopped in En Gedi (where David took refuge after being plotted against and pursued by King Saul) and hiked a beautiful path through the desert cliffs back to two different waterfalls.…

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Israel Trip - Day 8

by Erin Stringer

Today was our last day in Jerusalem and a free day. Most of the group walked the city walls in the morning and then spent the afternoon in the Old City. A few made the short trip into Bethlehem. It is safe to say we will all miss Jerusalem!

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Haiti Construction Team 2015: Day #7—Les Cayes Market and Travel to Port-au-Prince

by Mission Team Member

As Dave mentioned in the last enstallment, it was bittersweet ending our time at the Ranch.  Today we spent the morning hitting some places that help us to understand the community better.  First we stopped by a local souvenir shop.  From there we went over a couple of blocks to the…

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