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I Will Give You Rest

“Chita.”—One of the few phrases in Haitian Creole that I have come to know extremely well during the past couple of weeks in Haiti. The phrase means “sit down.” While I rarely hear this phrase in my daily life back in the states, here in Haiti, I am told to sit down regularly.

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Challenging in the Best Ways

Spending a month in Mozambique gave me the desire to change the world while letting the world change me.

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Unlikely People in an Unlikely Place: Christmas in Modern Day Bethlehem

Jesus knows what it’s like to be a nobody in the midst of chaos. He understands the plight of the weak, the lowly and the marginalized. He lived it.

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Lost & Found

As my teammate Mary Claude and I spent hours trying to find the right words to say, trying to find the encouragement to give, searching for a way to remind our friend of God’s faithfulness and goodness, we found it to be an almost impossible task...

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Hello My Name Is ________

Over the past 8 weeks, I have taken on the role as daughter, teammate, sou chef, sister, domino champion, tree climber, chicken picker, bingo caller, waterfall chaser, 'futbol' fan, and hairdresser....

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The Least of These

Here, every decision requires the Lord’s guidance and that has driven me to be more dependent on Him. I praise God 10x over because of the host family He has placed me in.

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Someone Else's Extraordinary

And where we we? Not stuck in traffic, or walking to class, or eating breakfast at the kitchen table, but riding down a dirt road in a truck bed to a music competition in a small village in the middle of the jungle in Southern Costa Rica.

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Voyageur: Video Dispatches from South Africa

During his team's 1-month South Africa trip, Cole created a series of videos giving an inside look at IMMERSION from his perspective.

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5 Myths About Taking a Gap Year

More and more young adults are committing to spend a year abroad, but there are still a lot of unhelpful myths surrounding the choice to do a Gap Year.

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The Journey to IMMERSION

For as far back as I can remember, I have been planning the next step of my life. In my eyes, the plan was so perfect. I had it all planned out to the last detail. Then God simply reminded me that I am not in charge of my life.

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