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Orlando: Making lasting memories

Student Missions Blog: After one month working as a volunteer at Give Kids The World, the experience has changed my life in so many ways.

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Germany: Small victories

Student Missions Blog: We began a week of welcome in Bonn, Germany, by passing out flyers of all the events we would host.

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British Columbia: Learning lessons

Since our team arrived here in Richmond, British Columbia, the time here has been filled with orientation, praying, hanging with the pastor in the area and his family, reading and living life with the people of Richmond.


Quebec: Letting others start the conversation

Student Missions Blog: It has been a challenging and exhausting week, to say the least. At the same time though, the Lord has been working so evidently here at camp.

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Vancouver: Relating to people, making disciples

Student Missions Blog: We ventured to downtown Vancouver, a place where some of the wealthiest people are literally two blocks from the poorest ZIP code in the country. 

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Orlando: More than performance

Student Missions Blog: The past few weeks have been some of the most trying times of my life. They have shown me my strengths as a team member and a lot of my weaknesses, as well.

Spain: Let the little children come

Spain: Let the little children come

Student Missions Blog: It is my absolute joy to serve on the mission field this summer in Dénia, Spain. The Baptist church that I'm working alongside is located next to the private school where I spend many hours each day teaching English and helping the local teachers.

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Orlando: ‘God gave me a new heart’

Student Missions Blog: Each day that I go to Give Kids The World, I fall in love with it more and more.

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Portland: The Streetcar and the Martyr

Student Missions Blog: Sometimes I think I’m super-cool because I’m on a summer-long mission trip. I’m definitely enjoying Portland, but that’s not to say there haven’t been hard times or sacrifices.

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Middle East: It’s different

Student Missions Blog: Different. That’s how I would best describe the past five months of my life since I left Texas and headed off to live in the Middle East. Not a bad different—just different.

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Germany: Seizing opportunities

Student Missions Blog: God creates opportunities for us to share his story with people every day, but sometimes we are afraid of rejection or blinded by our own ambitions to see that divine appointment. However, we have to expect the unexpected.

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Orlando: Two full weeks

Student Missions Blog: It has been one of the toughest two weeks of my life. There were so many hurdles, trials and problems that it was hard to keep up.

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Vancouver: Seems like home, except when it doesn’t

Student Missions Blog: I really like Vancouver. Most of it is like Austin, but other parts are different—like when I’m wearing a jacket in June and the locals are sunbathing in bikinis on the beach.

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Oklahoma: Two quotes sum it up

Student Missions Blog: Two quotes describe my time here at the Baptist Children’s Home in Oklahoma City. The first one is, “Every child is a gift from God.” The second is, “God does not call the equipped; he equips the called.”

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South Asia: My life as a giant

Student Missions Blog: I don’t fit in this country. I have never, in all of my life, consistently been the tallest person in the room. But that happens here a lot—that is, unless my 6-foot 8-inch supervisor is with us.

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