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Your bags are packed. Passport in hand. You are ready to board a flight to the mountains of South America, the jungles of Chiapas, or the historic capital of some European country – places where the Gospel is needed. As you board the flight you know you will be involved in hands-on, life-to-life, practical ministry and . . . the adventure of a lifetime!

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Perspectives of a Translator

Posted in Newsletter on September 8th, 2015

You’ve heard the testimonies of team members and leaders, but do you ever wonder what it is like to approach a missions trip with Global Encounters from the other side? Have you ever imagined being a translator for a team of foreigners you have never m …

A Day in Ch’ol || Josiah – August 29

Posted in 2015 Medical Team, Trip Blogs on September 7th, 2015

This morning after breakfast we packed up and left the village we were in and drove to the village where we would be spending the next few days. Once we got there we set up the med clinic and got things rolling. Over the course of the day we helped abo …

A Glimpse of the Clinic || Chris – August 28

Posted in 2015 Medical Team, Trip Blogs on September 6th, 2015

We began our day with a fabulous meal prepared by our chef and a Bible lesson shared by a team member, pointing us to God.  The next order of business was setting up our medical clinic. Working a clinic in Chiapas, Mexico is pretty similar to other cou …

Quote-Lorianne.BarclayThe children of Ecuador stole my heart, and yet, I carried doubts of how much impact we really had when they were so young. God answered that prayer on the last day at the camp. A mother came up to me in tears saying (in Spanish), “Thank you for loving my son… thank you! I have seen the love of Jesus!” It made me realize you never know who is watching. Perhaps actions do speak louder than words after all.”

– Lorianne from OR, Ecuador team member