Cultural differences

In orientation, we learned how to interact with people here in East Asia.

Field trip to remember

I was chosen from among the summer missionaries to go with a group of kids to a museum for a field trip.

Least of the least

I was holding Alice. She is one of the cutest little girls I’ve ever seen—huge brown eyes, gorgeous skin and a smile that would melt anyone’s heart. As we were laughing and playing, it’s as if I heard God whisper to me, “The least of these.”

Immediate culture shock

As Americans, we often complain about our living arrangements—especially college students, myself included. But think about how great we have it. We don't stop to think that we're so fortunate to live in a country where we are pampered and have become spoiled.

Prayers for Cuba

Looking back, my three weeks in Cuba were filled with immense blessings and time to be used by God.

Holy Spirit at work in Thailand

God is really at work. Just about every day, we head over to Chulalongkorn University where we have appointments with students.

Encouraging faces in Philly

God has used the people, the city and the churches to encourage and push our mission team in unimaginable ways since we’ve been in Philadelphia.

Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound

After living together maybe an hour, Brooke—my teammate and roommate this summer—and I discovered we both love to sing.

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.
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