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Eastern Shores Virginia - Day #1

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Posted by Brad Sommerfeldt on

It's Monday – so it’s our first day of serving. I've known for a while now that this work is my calling, but for one of the first times ever I've really felt affirmation on that passion. We got here yesterday and it seemed as though nothing was going according to my plan...

11 hours later....

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Posted by Brad Sommerfeldt on

Well, we made it safe and sound to the Eastern Shores of Virginia!! Our expectation was that the trip was going to take roughly 9 hours for us to reach our destination. After a few emergency bathroom stops and a long lunch break, we made it to our destination in a little over 11 hours. It was a...

God’s presence at the Faith House

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Posted by Ashley Adams on

It was a beautiful new day and we were still singing when the evening came! We started early this morning at Maepawit High School.We had the privilege to teach English to the students in grades 7-12.  We started out with a scavenger hunt that Jaclyn and I had prepared in advance. They were...

Testimonies, Leadership and Fellowship

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Posted by Glenn Delich on

It’s hard to know where to begin when our time here has been so blessed and we’ve enjoyed so many high points. The past two evenings we’ve shared testimonies with the girls of Faith House. I noticed as Vonnie & Scott did their testimonies the girls couldn’t take their...

The Victims of the Burmese War

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Posted by Team Leader on

Today was a sobering day.  We traveled an hour north along the Thai/Burma boarder to visit a refugee camp that is home to 50,000 Karen (ethnic minority people from Burma) who have escaped ethnic cleansing by the military government in their home country.  These people have fallen...

Blessings Are Plentiful

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Posted by Vonnie Teagarden on

 I have to begin by saying that this blog will not be objective because there is too much emotion revolving around this day’s activities, teachings and encounters. Every hour spent at Faith House and with the girls and staff who reside there is full of blessings and positive...

Our First Full Day in Mae Sot

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Posted by Jaclyn Royall on

Today was our first full day here in Mae Sot! Yesterday when we landed we jumped right into things here. We met Maria and Grace at the airport, dropped out luggage off at our hotel, and headed out to the village. Maria, and all the girls at Faith House do such a wonderful job of ministering to...

Bitter Sweet Return 01/28/2018

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Posted by Team Leader on

Friday  A portion of our team chose to climb Mt. Chame around 5:15 AM in hopes of returning to camp by 10:00 AM for testimonies.  The jungle and mountain is a beautiful reminder of God’s creative beauty.  We were led by the Bible Chapel’s, Trent Morris (in the Bible...

Tell the World of the Treasure You Found

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Posted by Team Leader on

It's so beautiful how God stirs our affections. This week was full of discovery, challenge, and beauty. In the past two days, the Holy Spirit was so evident in everything here at camp. The leaders here at the Word of Life camp waste no time sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. So many kids came...

Jose & Marcela Martinez

Posted by Jon Dixon on

Each day the camp conducts Staff Devotions at 7:30 AM. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - Jon and Julie Dixon, Steve Renz and Brian Miller, and Brian Deiseroth have led the worship service for the day. This has been an honor! After breakfast at 9:00 AM our team meets outside under the shade of...