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OBI- July 9- Body of Believers

OBI- July 9- Body of Believers

Today was a busy day but one that resulted in the completion of many projects! Following another great morning of team devotions and beloved pancakes for breakfast, our team headed over to Panay for another day of construction. Upon arrival we quickly got the work filling bags with stone and sand so that we could begin to pour concrete again. We worked hard with the Filipinos to finish pouring the slab of concrete that we had worked on 2 prior...

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OBI- July 8- Pouring Concrete for Days

OBI- July 8- Pouring Concrete for Days

Our day started out with adventure and flexibility. Usually we know what we will be doing the night beforehand, but this time we found out at breakfast that we would be doing construction: pouring cement. We walked 15-20 minutes to get to the Ministry Center on Boracay where we mixed cement, rocks, and sand to make pillars. I was able to listen to three people share their testimonies, which was really cool! It started pouring towards the end...

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OBI- July 7- Painting in the Rain

OBI- July 7- Painting in the Rain

Sorry for the delay in the update as the internet was not working again. But please enjoy your long awaited update from Rachel! Hello!!!!! Waking up to another downpour, the team met for devotions and finished reading James 1. We learned that as a team we need to be “quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry” (James 1:19), especially since the weather has been discouraging and our plans often get changed. We were originally going...

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OBI- July 6- Worshipping the same God

OBI- July 6- Worshipping the same God

Enjoy todays update from Michael and Nate! Please continue to be praying for our health and strength with each passing day. We all got together at 6:30 for devotions and read James 1:1-18. For breakfast we ate some amazing pancakes and eggs. After breakfast, we headed to Hope Baptist Church and did a program for Sunday school. We sang songs, did a pantomime, and gave our testimonies. It really encouraged us to see how engaged the people were...

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OBI- July 5- Cultural Experiences

OBI- July 5- Cultural Experiences

Today was a day filled with many once in a lifetime experiences and memories that we will never forget. This morning our team spent some precious time together as we spent time praying together and sharing what God has been teaching us. Michael also shared with us the great reminder that God’s plan is always better than the plan we have for ourselves. We then loaded onto the multi-cabs and headed over to Panay with both the Ashland GBC...

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