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France 2016: Camp of the Peaks - June 2

Posted by Paul Wiersma on

Hello!  This is Brian Patterson writing to you from Grenoble, France.  We spent the day at the Camp of the Peaks - mission camp located in the French Alps.  The goal of the camp is to provide respite for French men, women, and children from the day-to-day routines of life...

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France 2016: Camp of the Peaks - June 1

Posted by Paul Wiersma on

We had such a wonderful day serving at Camp of the Peaks, or Camp des Cimes, as it's known in France. Some of us busied ourselves with splitting and stacking wood while others of us cleared the way to then lay a gravel path in an area of the camp grounds.   Camp of the Peaks is nestled...

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France 2016: Tour Through Lyon

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Hello everyone, this is Bradley Webb  We have had a busy day with an early start for the whole team, well at least early from my view. We headed out at 7:30 to Lyon; about an hour drive from Grenoble. In Lyon we took the tram downtown to a church where we met up with a group from Liberty...

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France 2016: Prayer Walking Through Grenoble

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Hey, Andrew Schohl here! I am sooo blessed to be on this mission trip with my team members. Today Roy showed us how to prayer walk around Grenoble France. We broke up into groups and walked the Muslim community around the area. It was really powerful to be participants in active prayer through...

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France 2016: Church, Chateau, and Lots of Bread

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Hello everyone, this is Courtney! We are all doing well and learning a lot! This morning our team ate breakfast (which consisted of coffee, nutella, and bread) attended church with Roy and Jen. This church is one of 13 churches in Grenoble with an average attendance of 40 people each; which...

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France 2016: We Have Only Just Begun!

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...And this has only been the beginning! We're excited and humbled by the way we've been able to see the Lord at work already in being faithful in answering prayers!  It's been almost 24 hours to the minute that we left Grand Rapids and eventually arrived in Grenoble, France and already...

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Tags: france, missions, prayer, young adults, grenoble

Oaks of Righteousness

Posted by Mason Sherrill on

The last couple of days have been filled with many meetings, philosophical dialogues, deep conversations, inspiring stories, recollections of faith journeys, planning, prayers, introductions, and unparalleled hospitality (well, everywhere except the bazaar where local police harassed and...

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Earrings for "Doll"

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A young Central Asian girl was raped by several men in her village. Shame, bewilderment, and cultural forces silenced her from reporting her perpetrators or sharing her tragedy with her family. Too young and innocent to know she was pregnant she suffered for several months with what she thought...

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When I am afraid, I put my trust in You!

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When I am afraid I put my trust in You! This morning I sit in the presence of brothers and sisters in Central Asia as we are encourage to radical commitment as followers of Jesus. Radical, in that we make a drastic change and departure from traditional and cultural norms; commitment, in that we...

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