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Empowering Women One Hospital at a Time

The taxi bounced down the side street over large rocks and dips in the road.  Through the window I could feel the hot humid African sun beating down…        I...

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A Light in the Darkness

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations...” is found in Matthew 28:19 and is the key reason for all mission work. This Spring Break I was fortunate enough to go half way across...

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Eight Days in Ecuador

As we drew closer to the city, the strange dots of light drew my attention away from the Spanish-speaking movie. Below us, life buzzed in the downtown business capital of Ecuador. From the air, it...

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Compassion in a Foreign Land

Night had fallen when 20 of us found ourselves in the middle of excited chaos

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The Week My Eyes Were Opened

July 15, 2012. 3:00 a.m., my alarm sounded. My tired body was quickly energized when I remembered that the day set before me was the beginning of a journey like nothing I had embarked upon before.

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A Volunteer At Home

My favorite and most meaningful trip started on June 9th, 2012, my first day of volunteering in Nicaragua. A few months back my friend proposed a plan that her, my father and I took a trip down to...

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The Week Abroad that Changed My Life

A year and two months ago, (yes I know the exact duration) 19 of us traveled to the beautiful country...

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Heating Up in the City of Hotpot

As I boarded the narrow puddle-jumper that would take me to my final destination of Chengdu, China, I couldn’t help but feel a bit queasy. Now this kind of queasiness wasn’t from the...

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Mission Israel

Scared, nervous, excited, and a little fearful. Everything was so surreal and I couldn't wrap my head around it all. It was actually happening, I was finally going to Israel on my very first...

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Heart to Heart in China

This trip has not been so thrilling or heart-warming as it was spontaneously educational. I have learned more about myself and about the world around me through the experiences of thirteen distinctive...

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