Lessons learned in Haiti

Brianna SmithMy recent trip to Haiti was my first time in a Third World country, and it changed my life. While we were there, we built rubble houses for the people to live in permanently.

Jamaica: Poverty in paradise

Kevin ZarateUsually, when people think of Jamaica, they think about the glamorous luxury resorts and vacationing in the Caribbean. They forget Jamaica has impoverished citizens who are holding on for dear life.

Speaking a universal language in Haiti

Miranda MoonAs our team arrived at the Port-Au-Prince airport, I couldn't help but notice the darkness surrounding us. This country is still hurting, still broken, and still yearning for a glimpse of hope in the destruction of the earthquake nearly two years ago. My heart grew weary, knowing there was no way we could help all of them. We were only 13 people, and the nation of Haiti needs a God-sized miracle.

Finding fulfillment

Over winter break, I had the opportunity to travel to East Asia to talk to college students about the true meaning of Christmas.

In Haiti, homes that Jesus built

Stuart HarrisTwelve other people and I recently had the opportunity to spend a week in Guibert, Haiti, doing construction at a boy's orphanage. Our work including pouring concrete, putting new windows into one of the rooms and painting two other rooms, one of which became a new living area for the youngest boys at the orphanage.

Flight delay opens opportunity

Israel MendezAs Israel Mendez, a student at Texas A&M University - Kingsville, was attempting to fly out of San Antonio for New York on a GoNowMissions trip, a flight delay opened an opportunity for sharing the gospel.

GoNowMissions in Moldova

Justin CatheyJustin Cathey of Texas A&M University – Kingsville was part of a GoNowMissions team of six students and one adult sponsor that returned Dec. 17 from a week-long trip working with orphans in Moldova.

No language barrier

On a recent weekend, I joined three other workers in providing a children’s program at an Arabic prayer conference for Austria.

Step of faith

Recently, I was able to witness three people take the next and biggest step in faith—being baptized. This is a big step for all followers of Jesus Christ, but in the United States, we don’t always recognize what a big step it is and what it represents.

Learning lessons

My first month in Vienna was a little rocky. Nothing bad was happening. I was just having a harder time adjusting to a new place, new people and a new language.

A broken heart

I make my way through a field of pestilence and foul odors, trying to hold my breath as much as I can. Crows circulate above me. I’m in the middle of a landfill. And next to it, thousands of people make their home.


During our last few weeks in the village, my team was able to disciple some new believers through daily Bible studies.

God's grace

Halfway through our time in the village, Sam, one of the guys on my team, became really sick.

Is Jesus enough?

The conversation with my friend started out normally. As usual, I asked the Lord to give me an opportunity to share a word of Christian witness.

Conflicting voices

Asia hardhatTired. Overwhelmed. Tearful. These words described my spirit as the community health team and I headed across the city to do another hepatitis B camp.

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