Mission Trip Reports

Exciting mission trip reports and testimonies are posted each week while our teen, preteen, and adult teams are at their project locations worldwide. Check back often for the latest news updates!

  • Victoria Falls, Zambia August 5, 2016 Victoria Falls, ZambiaThe Rooster club call for Zambia Eyeglass and Medical came bright and early Tuesday morning. After traveling five hours the bus needed fuel and we needed to stretch. Several more hours of make shift lazy boys, chit chat, snacks, and a stop in the bush, we made it to Livingstone. We were ready to stretch and their appetites readily consumed pizza or cheeseburgers. A forty-five minute drive took us to our campsite and after resetting our tents ... Read more about this post
  • Last Day of Construction Work… Tomorrow We Go Sightseeing! August 4, 2016 Last Day of Construction Work... Tomorrow We Go Sightseeing!Hello from Honduras!  The team has been working hard to finish the roof of the dorm building today, their last day of construction work. They have built trusses and have erected all of them by this point.  Two days ago they were mixing concrete with shovels to make support beams.  We only have one more night of guys and girls only Bible study groups and most team members have finished memorizing all forty Bible verses ... Read more about this post
  • Malawi Well visits Lilwonde Park August 4, 2016 Malawi Well visits Lilwonde ParkWe are writing from the Chipoka base.  Yesterday we had our safari trip at Lilwonde park.  We saw elephants, hippo, water buck, antelope, wart hog, crocodile ,water buffalo, kudu, water eagle, and many pretty birds.  The lodge we stayed at was really cool we also had three great meals.    Tomorrow we will do our shopping day before flying home on Saturday.   We are fighting some motion sickness today from the entire day in the truck. ... Read more about this post
  • Only four more days here in beautiful Guatemala! August 4, 2016 Only four more days here in beautiful Guatemala!Only four more days here in beautiful Guatemala! It is definitely a bittersweet feeling, as we have grown so close to everyone here! Not only the staff and children of Nuevo Reto, but even the local people around us. The people we pass everyday walking on the small path, the local store owners who sell us veggies and fruits, and soda pop and chips to the kids. We are going to miss their warm smiles ... Read more about this post
  • Almost time to say good-bye to Cambodia August 4, 2016 Almost time to say good-bye to CambodiaIt’s almost time to say good-bye to the beautiful country of Cambodia.   It is bittersweet to be leaving.  We have all come to love the sights, sounds, people and culture here.  It’s incredible to think of all these people have survived.  However, we are a bit homesick for our families and homes in the US.   On Tuesday, we toured the ancient temples at Angkor Wat, one of the “7 wonders of the ancient world.”  What ... Read more about this post
  • Tanzania There and back again! August 4, 2016 Tanzania There and back again! The first day we hiked 9 miles and it was all uphill from there.  At times it felt like we were in a parade as we’d pass by schools of children would come and wave and some would even follow us for 10 minutes after we passed their school and we’d have deep conversations that went like this “hi! hi! hi! hi!…  bye! bye! bye! bye!”.  When we finally got to our base camp, which ... Read more about this post
  • Indiana visits Ark Encounter and Creation Museum August 3, 2016 Indiana visits Ark Encounter and Creation MuseumWe are wrapping up here in Indiana, we went up to Kentucky to visit the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum.  The drive up and back was long and tiresome (For the drivers) It was a three hour drive up and back! We went to the Ark on Monday and the Creation Museum on Tuesday. I’m pretty sure everybody had a great time.  Tonekup:  “The adventures on this team have been awesome, Holiday World was so much ... Read more about this post
  • Cameroon returns from Rescue Unit August 3, 2016 Cameroon returns from Rescue UnitWe just got back to the base after spending four days out in Ngie at the Lynn Harnage Rescue Unit. The team helped write this report, here is how our week went: Kelly writes: The ministry with the orphans at the Lynn Harnage rescue unit included playing with the kids, we also did presentations with music, dramas and puppets. Games included duck, duck, goose and futbol (soccer). The kids were mostly very young kids. They loved to ... Read more about this post
  • India all in! August 3, 2016 India all in!The remainder of the India team arrived back to the base around 12:15, ate a quick lunch and headed to the beach with the rest of the team. They are all glad to be back together! Thank you for praying them in safely! Read more about this post
  • Time coming to a close in Cambodia August 2, 2016 Time coming to a close in CambodiaWe arrived safely back in Siem Reap on Saturday.  It is good to be back.We plan to visit Angkor Wat tomorrow.  We are all very excited to see the temple ruins.   On Wednesday, we will go out to do MSSM here in Siem Reap.  Thursday we have some work projects to do here at the base and then on Friday, we will be packing to fly home on Saturday.   We hope to call from the ... Read more about this post
  • Team Arizona Visits the Grand Canyon! August 2, 2016 Team Arizona Visits the Grand Canyon!After some long tough hours on the road repair project the team enjoyed a few days off to visit the majestic Grand Canyon. It was actually a three-day journey. On Friday, we travelled almost three hours to Gray Mountain Bible Church (they are located just an hour from the Grand Canyon). We had a fun evening of sharing activities with the local church members and youth. After some games and a great meal (provided by ... Read more about this post
  • Ecuador has been a great help to the ministry August 2, 2016 Ecuador has been a great help to the ministryWe are into our last week here in Ecuador. Time has gone by so quickly, yet so much has been done at the TMI property. Today wire the team is putting wire into the building for lights! Nothing fancy yet but it is nice to have power. Chicken coups are being built and the cistern hole is almost complete, then it’s a matter of pouring concrete for a floor and laying some block.  Saturday we worked ... Read more about this post
  • Greetings from the Uganda team!! August 2, 2016 Greetings from the Uganda team!!Greetings from the Uganda team!!    The team has been doing great! In Koboko we washed over 200 feet, when we ran out of shoes we had to tell people no more shoes because they kept on coming for them.  We had a great time there and we didn’t want to leave. We also got a lot of construction work done, the team worked really hard. We left Koboko on the 22nd of July (Friday), it was ... Read more about this post
  • China Debrief Arrival August 2, 2016 China Debrief ArrivalThe China team arrived safely last night at Debrief and is starting classes today. Thank you for your prayers.  Read more about this post
  • Madagascar Debrief Arrival August 2, 2016 Madagascar Debrief ArrivalThe Madagascar team arrived safely last night at Debrief and is starting classes today. Thank you for your prayers.  Read more about this post

 

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