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Meet Some of Our Goers

 

Class of 2014
Physical Therapist in East Asia
Class of 2015
Language Acquisition Curriculum Development in Middle East
Class of 2015
Small Business Facilitator in Malawi
Class of 2017
Mission Apprentice in Spain
Class of 2017
Street Children Ministry in North Africa
Class of 2016
Mentoring through Sports in Germany

 

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Immeasurably More

By Danielle on July 7, 2016

I would like to start by sharing with you my hate for Houston roads and traffic. Once upon a time, there was a Waco-Abilenian girl who thought she could make it in the big city with just a GPS as her guide. Ladies and gents, please take notes. Houston does not follow GPS rules because they’re always under construction and always changing their exits on you. They also are little sneakers with their tolls and don’t tell you ahead of time that you must have a toll tag or pay 33 dollars. No mercy for the clueless out-of-towner. None at all. I did have a palm to face moment though when I realized... Read more

Is it worth it? Yes.

By Dora on August 25, 2018

Hi, friends!             I’ve been slowly reading through a book series called The Wingfeather Saga, which is a good ole fantasy, adventure story. In the second book of the series, there is profound quote that constantly comes to my mind as I think more about the transition to Phoenix and full-time ministry these next two years. The context of the quote is a prime character named Janner is reflecting about the adventure he’s been thrown into and how the journey has already impacted him so much.  The journey has stretched and challenged him to the point where he realizes he and his family will... Read more

Stories.

By Tori on January 31, 2016

I’ve had the gift of starting the year “getting to know” people. Seriously, that’s been my job to get to know our work, our team, learn more about Dzaleka refugee camp, and develop relationships. There have absolutely been days when I’m antsy, as I learn to network and live life here, but the days I have spent with new friends, have been beautiful. As friendships begin to develop, I’ve had the honor of sharing conversations about home, life as it is, and dreams of the future. Refugee is a commonly used word, recently, as we hear about the influx of people crossing borders for safety. And,... Read more

Wait Wait Wait....You Want Me to go WHERE?

By Diamond on September 15, 2018

This is the face I made when God told me that I would be going overseas for 2 years. Now if you know me well, this was the last thing that was on my mind. When God made it clear to me that I would be going to Berlin for two years to work with youth, I laughed. I doubted. I shook my head thinking that He had made a mistake -- but God doesn’t make mistakes. He is perfect. You might be slightly curious how I got to this point: So this is the story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down. And I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you how I became a goer beyond... Read more

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