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!

  • Zambia sharing in presentations July 31, 2016 Zambia sharing in presentationsFriday morning, we operated the clinics, for the last time, in Kasongo, thirty minutes for the base in Ndola.  We were able to station our doctor’s offices  in a structured building, with the waiting lines under a covered porch.  There was a lot of  activity outside, with approximately one hundred fifty to two hundred children. They were entertained with games, puppet shows, and songs.  After presenting the drama, “Battleground”, fifteen children accepted Jesus!  That was the first such response to this ... Read more about this post
  • Ireland’s last report July 31, 2016 Ireland's last reportHello to all! This is the last report I will be sending from Northern Ireland! As I’m writing this, the team is on their way to the leisure center to take their last showers before church and packing out. We will leave bright and early on Monday morning! Our Summer Scheme in Rathcoole finished out strong. We ended with about an average of 85 kids. The team really enjoyed teaching them the lesson each day, playing ... Read more about this post
  • Actually, THIS is the last report from Madagascar! July 31, 2016 Actually, THIS is the last report from Madagascar!THIS is the last report from Madagascar. We are sitting in the airport ready to board the plane soon. On Thursday, we cleaned up the building that we had been staying at that had been such a blessing to us. We cleaned up and put away the bikes. We cleaned up the outside bathrooms. We did even picked up trash around property… We did it all! On Friday, we started our journey towards the Capitol ... Read more about this post
  • Greetings from Delhi! July 31, 2016 Greetings from Delhi!Hello from Delhi, India. It is hard to believe that this is our last day in India and we will all be home a week from today. It is a very bittersweet time and I am so not ready to let this team go. Our flight to Delhi was uneventful with one exception. At the end of the flight we were told to remain seated as there was an “unruly” passenger who would need to be escorted ... Read more about this post
  • Last night in Mangochi July 29, 2016 Last night in MangochiGreetings from the Mangochi Team. I can’t believe this is our last night here in Malawi. The last 4 days have been packed with sight seeing and traveling. We have been blessed to see God’s hand in our time in Malawi. Thank you to the parents for allowing your children to come with us to the other side of the world. Please pray for us we travel back to the USA. We want to keep ... Read more about this post
  • Team India is on the move! July 29, 2016 Team India is on the move!Team Indian arrives safely to Delhi will be going to YMCA where we are staying before going shopping. Going to Taj Mahal tomorrow. (Sorry for the blurry picture!) Read more about this post
  • Team Arizona Appears on Live Radio Program! July 29, 2016 Team Arizona Appears on Live Radio Program!Greetings from the hilltop overlooking Window Rock! This week saw team Arizona back at WIM (Western Indian Ministries); our main base this summer. The team moved and crushed thousands of pounds of rock while repairing the upper road to the transmitter building and performed other projects including painting and cleanup of the grounds. On Tuesday night, the WIM staff hosted the team and provided some awesome hamburgers and hotdogs. The team shared a full presentation including ... Read more about this post
  • Raising walls in Nepal…… Thanks to y’all!! July 29, 2016 Raising walls in Nepal…… Thanks to y’all!!Raising walls in Nepal…… Thanks to y’all!! Since our time is coming to a close here in Nepal, this may be our last report. Although our time is short, there is still a lot to do. We are building walls for the bathroom/showers today but sadly we will not be able to see it completed before we leave. Although we may not see it as a finished product, our hearts are full to know that we ... Read more about this post
  • Project is progressing in Guatemala July 29, 2016 Project is progressing in GuatemalaSo far this week has seen a lot of progress on the worksite. We have focused our block laying mostly on the walls of the second story dorm rooms and we are close to completing them. The higher the walls get, the more congested and difficult it gets to maneuver on our scaffolding, but the Lord has protected us. Yesterday and today we have been pouring vertical concrete beams that will hold the wall sections ... Read more about this post
  • Honduras teaching phonics July 29, 2016 Honduras teaching phonicsGreetings from Honduras!  Today the team had the opportunity to visit a bilingual school and help teach kindergarteners, first and second grade schoolchildren phonics.  The team was also able to show the students their songs, puppets, and dramas.  The school graciously served us a lunch of Chinese food and cold soda pop.  We stopped in the nearby town of Santa Cruz on the way back to the base, where some of the team members got ... Read more about this post
  • Australia’s busy week July 29, 2016 Australia's busy week   So what have we been up to on this final week? Well, we have spread some dirt, spread road base for a driveway and spread some dust to get it ready for concrete. We also spread concrete on the other side of the facility for a side walk. That was an intense job.  We ran the whole time trying to complete this in only a small amount of time.  But we did after rotating ... Read more about this post
  • Shrimp Feast in Ecuador! July 29, 2016 Shrimp Feast in Ecuador!Shrimp Feast!  It has been a “different” week here in Ecuador. Tuesday evening after dinner the team had the opportunity to help harvest some shrimp ponds. In return for their help, which they did not expect, they were given a cooler full of shrimp. Wednesday morning was spent cleaning it and after work we had a shrimp feast…fried and shrimp scampi. It was so good! Work on the project continues to go well. The outhouse should ... Read more about this post
  • Mangochi safari update July 28, 2016 Mangochi safari updateGreetings from TMI Chipoka Base. I (Josiah, Host missionary) am writing on behalf of the Mangochi Team. They had a very long and busy two days on their African Safari. They woke up early on Tuesday had a quick breakfast on the road and we headed off for Liwonde National Park. We arrived at the safari camp just outside the main gate of the park. The team was super excited about the chance to have ... Read more about this post
  • Our time in Trinidad is almost over July 28, 2016 Our time in Trinidad is almost overWe are sad that our time in Trinidad is almost over. The past few days have been jam-packed trying to fit everything in before we leave! The team worked hard on Tuesday and started laying blocks and digging the drain at the wall. We left early Wednesday to catch the ferry to Tobago and spent Wednesday and Thursday sightseeing and shopping. The kids had the opportunity to take a glass-bottomed boat tour, snorkel, and swim ... Read more about this post
  • India packing up July 28, 2016 India packing upWell, the final packing out is going on as I write. They are also cleaning their rooms and the vast compound we have been staying at. They met their goal and finished strong. Foundations and columns were poured. Trusses started being put together and holes dug for the fence and filled. We are praying that the dormitory, kitchen and fence will all be up soon so as they can meet the government requirements. We were able to ... Read more about this post

 

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