OBI Philippines

OBI – Ciao, Boracay! – July 6

It is with heavy hearts that we fall asleep one last time in Boracay tonight.  It will be hard to leave this island in the morning…to leave the kids we’ve grown to love…the adults we’ve become friends with…and the amazing work that God is doing in and through these people.  It will be hard to leave the beauty of this island…it is simply stunning. Today was our last day here, but it was definitely a full one.  Slightly insane and crazy and last...

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OBI – Packin' Up – July 5

Well, it doesn’t seem possible but we’ve reached our last day here in the Philippines. And what a day it is going to be. We are eating a quick and early breakfast, heading to a nearby Christian school for their chapel program, coming back to the condos to pack up our luggage, doing one last program in North Manila, and then heading straight to the airport from there for a 10pm flight back to Los Angeles. It is going to be crazy. We...

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OBI – Just for Kicks – July 4

Good morning, World!  And Happy 4th of July! We are just starting our second to last day here in Manila…hard to believe tomorrow night we board a plane bound for Los Angeles.  Oh how we wish we had even just one more week! Today is Sarah C.’s birthday!  Tanti auguri a te! We are currently having a quick team meeting where Josiah and Sara are recommending books and sermons that will help these students continue to grow in their walk...

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OBI – Too Good to be True – Wednesday, June 29

Our life here in Boracay has started to become pretty routine…you know…wake up, spend some time with the Lord, eat some ridiculously delicious pancakes,  walk to the Ministry Center, get dirty working, walk back to the Jungle Barn for lunch, swim in the ocean, go to a feeding site.  Our Filipino life really is too good to be true sometimes, and today was definitely one of those days.  Legit. After breakfast, instead of walking to the Ministry...

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