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Stories from the mission field of hope, love, and the life-changing impact of cross-cultural relationships rooted in Christ.

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Purpose in the Simple, Unplanned Life

It's hard sometimes, not living on a schedule. My life back home was so planned, with school and work and everything else I barely had a spare hour. Now I have nothing but time on my hands, and it's all about how I use it.

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A Servant's Heart

Each member of this group personally embodies what it means to have a servant's heart. For them, it's not about what they can get out of the experience, but rather how they can give back to their community.

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Lesotho: A Mountain Kingdom

The fact that I get to know the God who created this world on a personal level is surreal, and leaves me humbled. How can one look at the beauty of this earth and not believe?

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Vulnerable

This was me telling God, 'I'm ready to surrender it all to you.' First, my self-image and all the pain that comes with that, and then, slowly, everything else.

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My New 8pm Bedtime

I am living with two Palestinian grandmas who go to sleep at 8pm. Who knew I would be going from Senior year to the Senior life?

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Snuggled Up In Their Bed

Though they live in a land with a wall that blocks them from the rest of the world, there are no walls in their hearts, there are no walls toward me.

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My Stolen Heart

Each day Haiti felt more and more like home, like this is where I belonged.

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Much More Than That

Haiti is a lot different from the U.S., yet it's not. They want to love and be loved, they want to cry and laugh until they cry, they want to be understood.

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Crazy, Beautiful, Love

Giving your heart away is paralyzing, especially when your past contains a lot of hurt, but I promise you that burying your heart to keep it safe only suffocates it.

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Spaghetti in My Backpack

I stared at her blankly. Why was she giving this to me? It’s 6am and I’m on the back of a moto taxi—what in the world am I supposed to do with this?

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