Guatemala Update – Sunday

So begins our adventures in Guatemala. For those of you who don’t know, we are a mission team from Brentwood Church made up of 16 men, women, and young adults. We are coming alongside a local Guatemalan organization, Hope of Life, to bring the Good News to the people of Guatemala through Gospel evangelism and […]

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Day 6: Koro and Christine’s House

Monday, the Brentwood Uganda team’s last day in Gulu, started with devotions with the staff and the young w omen of Christine’s house. It was so powerful to get to share devotions with these young women as we had heard stories of some of the evil things that had happened to them and yet they didn’t let that […]

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Day 6: Out of the Mouths of Children

On Sunday, the Brentwood team attended service within the Brentwood Pugwini church for the first time.  We met in the preschool for service as that is the only building in Pugwini that would be big enough to hold a larger number of people but even that building can only hold so many.  As service began, […]

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Day 5: Chains are Broken

Saturday the Brentwood Team returned to Pugwini village.  This day started with farming as the team continued to plant elephant grass.  As we worked, Sports Outreach was teaching the villagers how to plant the grass properly so that it could generate enough feed for the cow.  During this time, we were fellowshipping with the villagers […]

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

Being an adult in my mid-thirties, that question doesn’t really carry that much weight as the answer that I would have given as a child really has very little to do with what I am doing today. Somewhere along the way, those hopes and dreams got mixed with a dose of reality that was attached […]

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The One

When there are thousands and thousands in need of light, love and rescue, it’s easy to get discouraged. Overwhelmed. Hopeless. The reality is that in Bangkok alone, there are tens of thousands of women, girls, boys and ladyboys in the sex industry. It doesn’t take much time here to realize that the only way to […]

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Showing God’s Light in Dark Places

It’s hard to exactly explain what all I experienced last night with my team in the camp. I’ll try to explain as best as I can, but know that words you’re about to read won’t do justice to what we see and experience here in person. Also know that I won’t be able to give […]

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A Plentiful Harvest in the Middle East

The harvest is plentiful. That is a reality that our team came in contact with this evening. We came here on a mission to share the love of Christ with those who have not heard, but I do not think that any of us were fully prepared to see the work that God had in […]

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The hope of New Beginnings

[youtube=http://youtu.be/C-9wq7AkYzA] by Johanna Calfee The purple, makeshift curtain stretches across the room as a group of young women quietly giggle and point at one another, trying to decide who is up next. A candidate quickly emerges as the petite teen slides on her knees inaudibly across the aged marble floor to hunker in front of […]

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