Florida – July 15 We Don't Stop For Hitch Haikus: A Poetic Reflection On Our Day Of Travel

Florida – July 15 We Don't Stop For Hitch Haikus: A Poetic Reflection On Our Day Of Travel

On the road again Gas exhaust; exhausted kids OB travel day Keep on traveling Signs, cars, trucks all speeding by Carry on, blue bus *snap fingers* Much more road ahead Fast traffic; kids fast asleep Legs get tight, cramped, numb Zaxby’s – time for lunch Any food you can think of… Jokes! Only chicken *snaps* Back on to the bus Only stop for restroom breaks And for gas, diesel Dark clouds; storm clouds… Rain The wipers go...

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Florida – July 16 We Can Harley Believe We're At The "Biker Church"

Florida – July 16 We Can Harley Believe We're At The "Biker Church"

The day started off with an hour with God immediately after waking up. Breakfast followed, and then we had team time and handed out mail to the students – thanks for sending them so much love… and letters! Lunch was prepared by some ladies from the church, and then it was off to the showers we went. While we were out, we got laundry done and came back with enough time to clean our vehicles and do work projects around the church. We spent...

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July 16- NorthEast, Ministry-palooza

July 16- NorthEast, Ministry-palooza

What an encouraging day of ministry! When we woke up the team was able to eat breakfast together and spend an hour with God. Then our group was split up into three different groups, one of which went to the nursing home, another went to walk around the neighborhood and talk with people, and the other helped the church with manual labor. After that, lunch was served and team went back out to ministry. The team was able to walk through downtown...

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OBI- July 15- Goodbye for Now

OBI- July 15- Goodbye for Now

Sorry for the delay in posting- we lost electric for most of the last night! Please continue to pray for the weather and that our flights would still be on schedule today. For now enjoy an update from Anne! Our last full day on Boracay was very bittersweet and memorable. This morning we took the boat over to the Masa Ati School on Panay for the last time. We got to help paint walls and cabinets for the school. We all got a little messy but had...

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Northeast Team-July 15th, The Power of the Cross

Northeast Team-July 15th, The Power of the Cross

Today was another great day for the Northeast team! The team met this morning and spent an hour with God. The team was then led in a teaching time by Amy, which was about taming your tongue. We then spent some time cleaning the church before we left. After lunch we went to Wal-Mart, which led to many great conversations. From the store we headed towards Alexandria, Virginia. We safely arrived at the Grace Brethren Church in Alexandria around...

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NorthEast- July 14th, We Love Maryland

NorthEast- July 14th, We Love Maryland

The Northeast team can’t seem to stay out of Maryland! We had a full day of ministry today! We were able to lead the morning service at the Grace church in Clinton. Caleb N. was able to share his devotional and did a wonderful job. Some of our students were able to lead the children’s church ministry this morning as well. They were able to do puppets, skits, and dances for the children. They ended with the cross illustration. After...

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OBI- July 14- Soccer Camps

OBI- July 14- Soccer Camps

Our mornings here on Boracay look very similar to one another yet they are some of the most precious times of the day. Team Devotions each morning continues to be a blessing and something that leaves each of us challenged and encouraged by the words of James. Following our delicious breakfast we headed towards the ministry center for a morning of cleaning. Wednesday there will be about 70 Filipino Pastors here for a 3 day Bible School where...

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