Sharing our dreams

My three-week trip to East Asia included two camps—one for college students and the second one where I volunteered to serve poor children.

Counting blessings

I know the Lord blessed me greatly by placing me at Texas Baptist Children’s Home this summer.

Answered prayer

God is so good, and I am beyond excited about all his work with Elevation Church in Loveland, Colorado.

Seeing the hand of God

Our last destination for our summer mission was Puebla, Mexico. Even though we were only there for eight days, it felt that we had been there a whole month. During those days, Eunice and I worked with five churches in five towns—San Luis Ajajalpan, San Luis, Sab Pablo, Tepeaca and Yehualtepec. This meant we were only with a church for 24 hours or 48 hours maximum, making our time in Puebla extremely busy and hectic.

Opportunity of a lifetime

When I think about my dreams, I get emotional. I have experience putting my dreams aside to accommodate others.

Embracing Moldova

Moldova teamDuring the amazing 11 days our mission team spent in Moldova this summer, God showed me how to build relationships with my community to show the love of Christ with others.

Remember and pray

This summer has been tough on Colorado. The experienced some of the most destructive forest fires in this nation’s history. And then to top it off, we witnessed one of the most senseless acts of violence this country has ever seen.

No satisfaction?

Every year, 55 million people travel to Orlando. Let me translate that into missionary talk: Every year, 55 million people from around the world step on our back porch for one to three weeks. They come for Disney, Universal and all of the other attractions Orlando has to offer.

Faithfulness through patience

One Saturday, my partner Jacey and I decided to get something to eat. While we were at the fast-food restaurant, Jacey pointed out a couple. The man was signing to his wife about what to get for dinner. I couldn’t take my eyes away.

Meeting needs in San Angelo

Serving with Kids Eat Free in San Angelo, I was away from home 10 long, wonderful and fun weeks. There was stress, loneliness and some frustration, but I think that has to be part of every great adventure.

Three life-changing hours

For three weeks, we worked on a preview for The Pursuit Church's All Star kids games.

God at work in England

LondonMy team came to help three churches with community outreach. The neighborhood where we worked was predominantly Muslim and Sikh.

Three gold-medal days

Three days made my stay in Mexico totally worth it.

International ministry in Tennessee

When I arrived in Gatlinburg, Tenn., earlier this summer, I was surprised to discover it is one of the major tourist destinations of America.

Learning from children

I expected that the adults at Mission Denton—not the children we work with—would have an impact on my life. I have been surprised.
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