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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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South Asia: Learn as you go

Student Missions Blog: When my team and I first arrived at the airport in our destination city for training, our supervisors gave us an envelope, told us to follow the instructions if we wanted to have somewhere to sleep that night, and good luck.

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Alaska: Life-changing encounter at Crab Fest

Student Missions Blog: The Lord began my summer of service with an amazing week in Kodiak, Alaska, at Crab Fest.

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Oklahoma shelter: The reality of safety

Student Missions Blog: Most of us move through our lives in total freedom. At DaySpring Villa, security precautions are a constant factor in daily life.

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England: Serving those who serve

Student Missions Blog: The first week of being in a new culture has been interesting, to say the least. There’s always so much to adjust to. You really have to humble yourself and accept that you don’t know everything.

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New York: Spring at last; interns on the way

Student Missions Blog: It finally feels like spring, and you have no idea how happy that makes me.

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Middle East: Pointing Syrian refugees toward the Son

Student Missions Blog: A few weeks ago, I was blessed with the opportunity to work with refugees from the war in Syria. We handed out aid in the form of food, diapers and other items families needed. 

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Africa: Final moments

Student Missions Blog: I cannot believe the end is so close. Where did the last four months go?

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