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03 – missional living

Hi Mom. Hi Dad.

Dear mom and dad, By the time you are reading this, we are wheels-up and on our way to Santa Ana, California. As team leader and pastor, I wanted to make sure to thank you for allowing your son and daughter to walk through this experience. As you know, they …

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True Experiences

It has been such an amazing experience to see the change from overwhelmingly wealthy to completely poor. It is so cool to hear everyone say God bless you whenever saying goodbye. We know that you are all praying for us and are encouraged by this fact. It is completely overwhelming …

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Skid Row Part 5: Afterword

The fourth in our series chronicling Los Angeles & Skid Row. Language warning. Alongside Skid Row’s hustlers, transients, and cops are a lesser known population of children, social servants and religious workers whose daily lives play out on LA’s most dangerous city blocks. Watch “On Skid Row,” debuting Feb. 18, …

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If His Grace is an Ocean

How He Loves; a beautiful song that’s pretty much been our theme song since the beginning of grade 9. As Carson, Micah, Lucas, and Zach walked out onto the ocean on this weird almost rock pier, and Daysha, Hope, Sam, and Shae did stuff near the shore (I’m assuming (I …

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Day 3

So today was our first day on skid row. Pretty crazy… an eye opening experience. The people there are soo nice! We met a guy named Reggie who talked to us for a while and he really made us feel welcome. He even gave us a little tour of skid …

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Hide and Seek

“28, 29, 30…ready or not here I come!” This phrase is know by so many people from the kids game hide and go seek.  As a kid I loved playing that game and sometimes I would even try and scare my sisters just before they found me.  As I got …

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A Prayer

Here I sit, waiting for the dawn to rise, waiting for the real trip to begin, waiting to see what has been the cause of such preparation, such nervousness, such excitement. God, why I am here? Is where I should be? In all honesty, if I shouldn’t be here, I …

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Late Night Saturday Update

Hi everyone, A quick update for everyone. We got in to Vancouver in good time, only to be slightly delayed in getting on to our next flight to Santa Ana. We are currently residing in the Huntington area, so the kids are just getting acclimatized to being someplace else. Two …

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My Journey

This is it. Breath in and out. We’re in the red zone. The final week! My mind is racing with thoughts, things to do, what if’s, nightmares, amazing wonders… pretty much everything has managed to make it through my head. The race has begun, and this is a snap shot …

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