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Hamtramck, Detroit Day 2

Posted by Natalie Uecker on

We had another great day here in Hamtramck.  So often today we could see how God was creating divine appointments with people in need of the gospel for us.  He had clearly gone before us and prepared hearts for the words and message we would share.  We came across many people...

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Hamtramck: Sowing/Sifting Day 3

Posted by Natalie Uecker on

Calvary, I've been told that this city is too hard, that people aren't receptive to hearing the gospel, that we'd be arrested for sharing in this Mslm majority city. Maybe there's another Hamtramck? I love this place! There's been so much surprise, so much gratitude for prayer and for the...

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Hamtramck Day 3 Mosque Engagement

Posted by Natalie Uecker on

After 8 hours of engagement on Day 3, Zach & Jon Nuenke were still begging for more. Jon had never been to a mosque, and Zach is a real EV "tiger", so we drove to this little slice of Yemen in Detroit. It was honestly the best mosque experience I've ever had! We definitely received a lot of...

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Ready for Camping

Posted by Kim Velting on

We had a very pleasant day today. Starting with our first solo venture on the transit system, getting from our borrowed apartment to the church. The service was an amazing time of worship - even though we did not have an interpreter to understand the words or songs, we felt the presence of the...

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Midway Point

Posted by Kim Velting on

We just returned from the Leader's Retreat. As we had thought, there was no WiFi without a phone (the Phone signal was very strong), which is why we haven't had a post in a few days. The retreat was a great deal of activity. Each of the different ministry teams had planning and operations...

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Bay City 2018 - Friday!

Posted by Josh Karhan on

Day two of our Bay City trip is in the books! Our blog post this evening comes to you via Kathryn Thompson. See below for her recap and reflections on the day.  God is in control. We know that but do we live by it? I know God was in control, but over the past couple of years, situations and...

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Bay City - Thursday!

Posted by Josh Karhan on

Good evening!  The first day of our Bay City trip is drawing to a close. We appreciate all of your prayers for us thus far, and ask that you keep praying all the more as we head into our first day of relational and service oriented ministry tomorrow.  Our agenda for this first day of...

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Kalamazoo 2018: High Ropes

Posted by Jackie Rice on

Here’s a fun little movie of the kids on the high ropes course yesterday.

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Kalamazoo 2018: Day Four Update

Posted by Jackie Rice on

Today we worked at the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission again. We cleaned out another room filled with kitchen storage. This is helping them prep an area of the building that's being torn down "sooner rather than later." We also sorted items at the thrift shop, laid down mulch, and cleared a...

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Kalamazoo 2018: Day Three Update

Posted by Jackie Rice on

  We are more than halfway through the week and these kids continue to go hard! Today we served at the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission. Our groups were divided up between three different projects. The largest of our groups helped clear a room that had been filled, floor to ceiling, for at least...

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