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Following Christ, not selling religion

Whenever I walk past a kiosk at the mall, I generally avoid eye contact with the salesman because I know he will try to push something on me. Occasionally, I’ll be friendly and say hello, but I never give the salesperson more than a half-second of my life.
       

Relationship Building 101

Three weeks into my time in Portugal, it felt like the true work was just beginning.
       

Open hearts

We are settling into a familiar schedule here in Thailand, but that doesn’t mean the work is routine.

 

       

Foreign language

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to speak a different language—or how about being the person trying to communicate with another but nobody understands you?
       

More than a fan

I have learned so much serving here in San Felipe, Venezuela.
       

Mexico: In need of hope

Students MexicoIt was a beautiful, amazing, and exhausting day. We got to play with the kids at the orphanage.

       

Cuba: Allowing the Spirit to speak

I've had a blast living among the Cuban people. They are really fun to be around, and they want their families to know Christ.
       

Colorado: The gift of servanthood

Not long ago, my partner, Gabby, and I grilled hamburgers and hot dogs for more than 130 people for Pursuit Church in Fort Collins, Colo., after Sunday worship
       

Philadelphia: Eight stops for Jesus

Ever feel like the best place to share the gospel might just be while you’re in transit, on your way to share it somewhere else?
       

Love as God loves

When we pulled up to the orphanage and got out of the car, I almost started crying.

 

       

Found faithful

By definition, “faithful” means loyal, constant, and steadfast. To be honest, there most definitely have been times in my life where I would not use those words to describe myself.  But I’m learning.
       

Genuine trumps polite

I have been incredibly humbled to be in this great city of Philadelphia. I came into this ready to be shut down, intimidated and in fear of the people. Making assumptions is never a positive start, and I learned the error of my ways pretty soon.
       

Culture shock in Cuba

The humid warm weather, palm trees and dark red dirt captured my attention as we left the airport upon our arrival in Havava.
       

Making friends in Thailand

My first time in a Thai church made a deep impression on me.
       

God still moves

It’s a joy to be able to take a group of girls from Texas Baptist Children’s Home to camp at Glorieta, N.M.
       
 
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