Today in the United States we celebrate Presidents’ Day. Presidents’ Day is often seen as one of those obscure holidays that many people know as just another day when their kids are out of school, retailers offer some great deals, and they can’t go to the bank. However, it is popularly recognized as the day we honor George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, since their birthdays are both in February (Feb 22 and 12, respectively). The day is sometimes understood as a celebration of the birthdays and lives of all U.S. presidents.
We thought we would take aContinue Reading
Our 2012 trips are being posted online as I type this, so check out the complete list later on today! Starting today, you can apply for a trip to 1 of over 20 locations. We are sending trips this year to serve our overseas church partners as they work to create churches that unchurched people love to attend, and we have service trips that will be working with at-risk families, orphans, and community leaders.
We can’t wait to fill up every available spot in 2012, so act now, because we have less than 1000 spots to fill!Continue Reading
This entry is a compilation of stories from each of our partner churches. Every once in awhile it’s great to hear stories and get updates from our church partners, and see the cool things that God is doing all over the world! In addition, please pray for our church partners after reading these updates. Their work is constant and exhausting, and they need our prayer support as they work to create churches that unchurched people love to attend.
Lorenzo and his team hosted nearly 100 people at an event recently. They have been doing their version of Kidstuf called
We thought you might want to get to know our church partners a bit more, so over the next few weeks we’ll be highlighting one partner each week. Today, we start with France. Enjoy!
What comes to mind when you think of France? Paris, the Louvre, Napoleon Bonaparte, cheese (lots and lots of cheese), or French cuisine? Maybe you think of the Statue of Liberty and how it was given to the United States by the French as a symbol of friendship. Do you immediately picture the millions of dollars brought in from tourism to this European country rich inContinue Reading