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Zambia Team in Action
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The team finally made it to Africa. One more 1-hour flight and a 2 1/2-hour bus ride to go! Here we are on the bus: We finally made it to our destination!! The weather is nice - 63 degrees in the morning and our accommodations are very pleasant. That white thing above my bed is the mosquito net...

Poland - Texas Night at VBS
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We had another great day in Poland. The day camp went really well as the kids loved getting to dance and sing on stage! They also learned more line dances. After lunch, we had the youth camp again and we played many fun games including egg toss! I was able to share my life story with...

Zambia Team on Their Way
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The team left out of DFW to Zambia Wednesday morning. They will have a long journey ahead of them. Please pray for the Zambia team as they rest in Dubai and prepare for the second part of their trip. Because communication from Zambia is limited, updates from the team may be sporadic. Pray...

Poland Team Continues VBS
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VBS- DAY 3: Today was another great day at the kids day camp! We learned more fun songs and the kids enjoyed the dancing a lot! Some of the kids told me they remembered me from last year :) They were all great at participating in each of the activities. After lunch, we went to the...

VBS - Polish Style
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Monday, July 10: After a brief time of prep, we had 152 kids; 40 teens for Day Camp at the Kartuz Community Center today!     We also had good attendance at the mom's group and English classes. Here's the craft we did with the moms. "Paid in Full" in English and Polish...Jesus paid it...

Poland Mission Update
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Sunday, July 9: Sunday morning, we worshiped with First Baptist Church Gdansk. We had an early morning of walking to the train to ride all the way to Gdańsk for the service at FBC Gdańsk where Ken Brownd preached and we actually got to understand! It was wonderful to reunite with so...

Costa Rica Team Is Home!
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Friday, March 10 We are home! Just landed in DFW. Thanks for all of your prayers! We had an awesome trip! What a great group of students and adults we had. Praying for all of you on the team as you seek to "Live the Mission!" Thanks for letting the Lord work powerfully through and in you! Hope...

Mission Arlington's Final Report 2017
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Wednesday, March 8 Today was our last day. We all stayed healthy. Thanks for the prayers. We checked 36 people's eyes. We were in the business of encouraging this year. We prayed with 75 people individually for encouragement.  We were able to help people who had lost their jobs. We were...

Costa Rica Team Update
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Saturday, March 4 Made it to San Jose. Crazy windy approach and landing, but everyone is good. On our way now to San Vito along the coast and up into the mountains.   We made it to our ministry site for the week. Tomorrow we go out to share the Gospel and partner with our sister churches in...

News from Mission Arlington
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Monday, March 6: We had a good first day for the most part. We lost two team members due to sickness. Please pray we all stay well. Dr. Wood performed 10 eye exams. One person accepted Christ as their Savior today. Tuesday, March 7: Today we prayed with 25 people for encouragement and...