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Guyana 2016 - Thank you. We are coming Home.

Posted by Austin Stech on

We are on our way home! Currently getting ready to board in Miami. The Lord provided a great team debrief and dinner for us Friday night at the Grand Coastal hotel! Every single person shared stories of how the Lord has shown up and worked in and through us over the past week. Saturday we had...

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Guyana 2016- Lights out Gods time to Shine

Posted by Austin Stech on

Imagine a village with streets basically only big enough for one vehicle. A four way intersection on a quieter street, no stop signs or traffic lights, unique looking houses all around, some nice and newer, some that are old and falling apart. There are piles of trash on the sides of the road...

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Guyana 2016- Day 3 & 4

Posted by Austin Stech on

On Saturday the women hosted a women's rally at Hampshire bible church. This event went really well for them. They had close to 200 women show up and be encouraged. Praise the Lord.  In the evening we had our second evening crusade at Hampshire bible church. This night pastor Andy spoke in...

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Guyana 2016- An Orphanage and a Crusade

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Posted by Austin Stech on

 We are well underway in Guyana. Day 2 started to feel more like our regular schedule. We woke up had breakfast together and then we all headed off to a local orphanage together as a team. Due to security and safety concerns we were not permitted to take any pictures while here. These...

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Guyana 2016-We Made It!!

Posted by Austin Stech on

  WE MADE IT!!!   Our flight landed safely last night in Georgetown after a quick stop in Trinidad, at about 10:00PM. All of our luggage made it! Praise the lord!! We made it through customs smoothly and picked up our luggage and headed out the door into Guyana. We met our bus driver...

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Guyana 2016 - The journey begins

Posted by Austin Stech on

  Well our our trip began bright and early this morning at 4:15 AM. We flew Delta out of Grand Rapids over to Detroit where we then flew into Miami. Our travels so far have been problem free and safe without issues. Thank you Lord. Pray that this would continue.  All of our luggage...

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Guyana 2016 - Home Stretch

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Posted by Austin Stech on

Our Guyana short term missions team leaves in just 13 days. Our trip will last from August 3rd-14th. We are so excited to see how the Lord will grow us and stretch us to do his work during our time in Guyana. We have already seen him at work in our planning and preparation...

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France 2016: We Have Only Just Begun!

Posted by Paul Wiersma on

...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

Earrings for "Doll"

Posted by Mason Sherrill on

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!

Posted by Mason Sherrill on

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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