Nicaraguan Mission Experience

Hersey and Central America Before moving to Central America, my wife and I were house parents at a residential boarding school in Hershey, PA, to 12 and sometimes 13 middle school girls. We love kids and loved every opportunity to minister Christ, to invest the Word of God into their...

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Three Short Days in Brussels

Know and Follow In one of his daily devotionals, Pastor Stevens wrote the imperative, “Know what you have heard and follow the voice.”  I knew God told me to “go” this summer on one of the many trips being planned, but I did not know where or why.  Work and...

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Yana, Sweden and Finland

God Makes a Way God will make a way when there seems to be no way. One year, at Missions Night of the Convention in Baltimore, there was a country flag on each seat.  We were asked to find out about the ministry in that country, to pray for that country and to...

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Grace on Our City

Concrete Jungle Claustrophobic  streets, tall buildings, chaotic noises from all directions, the concrete jungle is a cold place. Cars juxtaposition for coveted parking spots, statues stand proclaiming yesteryear. Cultural art claims the center square, the concrete jungle is full of lights, merchants and life. The homeless roam, violence brews and...

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Summer well spent

Incredibly blessed Our time in Romania and Serbia was an incredibly blessed season. For my first month, I was  working at a Christian camp as one of the summer team staff in the kitchen. On Sundays and Wednesdays I would attend church service in Brasov and I was even able...

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Chiquita and Serbia

Serbia mission Belgrade move THE MOVE Yes, it really happened. We moved. The banana boxes are the living proof of it. Thank you, Chiquita.   PRIVILEGED FROM DAY ONE We feel so privileged from day one because the very same day we moved to Belgrade also the “Go5” team have...

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Modern-Day Missionary

What it means to be a missionary? I am an American living in Berlin, married to a German pastor. Even though my status is more permanent compared to some missionaries I know in Berlin, I still consider myself a missionary because that’s how I started out here. It could be...

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Missions Tour in Europe

“Except the LORD build the house, they labor in vain that build it” Ps 127:1 A “rolling” team of up to 20 of us at one time went through Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Belgium and Germany as one of our ministry’s 2016 Summer Harvest trips. So much could be said...

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Standing Amazed

To the North It began in 2006 when God put a burden on Pastor Karl Silva’s heart to take a trip to Punjab. By faith a team of 15 decided to go. Back then I was a three year old believer and this was my first mission trip. I used...

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