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Best Shoes For The Missions Field? An Experienced Recommendation!

by Thelma Bowlen | Posted on Friday, August 1st, 2014 | Tags: , , | no responses
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In Isaiah 52:7 it says, “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news…” I read this verse while I was preparing for an extended missions field internship in the jungles of southern Mexico. But once I started to pack my bags, I realized that my feet might not be so beautiful after a few treks through the jungle, and some heavy-duty hiking shoes were needed! Missions Field Shoes – Chacos & Merrell Hiking Boots! Reluctantly, I laid my $3 Old Navy flip-flops aside and I headed to a nearby ….

Thirty Years, Thirty Memories

by Steve Murrell | Posted on Friday, August 1st, 2014 | Tags: , , , , | no responses
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MANILA. While on a recent Nashville to Manila flight, I couldn’t stop thinking about Victory‘s 30th anniversary. As memory after memory flooded my mind, my face reacted accordingly. A smile. A chuckle. A tear. So many memories. Some painful, but mostly good. Here are thirty random memories from the first thirty years of Victory in the Philippines. Each memory could be a blog or a book by itself. Smile. Laugh. Cry. Enjoy.

Long Term Missions Trip Health: Tips for Those Staying Abroad

by Thelma Bowlen | Posted on Friday, July 18th, 2014 | Tags: , , | no responses
Health Tips For Those Abroad On A Long Term Missions Trip

Going on a long term mission trip can be one of the most positive experiences of your life. Meeting new people, sharing your faith, learning about another culture, and broadening your interests are all possible during your time abroad. In order to take advantage of the opportunities that arise during you mission trip, you want to make sure you are taking care of your physical health along with your spiritual health. Maintaining Your Long Term Missions Trip Health While all the excitement can be overwhelming, you can’t let your health fall by the wayside. Paying ….

International Couples Getaway: Encourage, Refresh, Connect

by Jessica Chapman | Posted on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 | | no responses
International Couples' Getaway

This month, Every Nation couples from around the world gathered at Marriott’s Orlando World Center for the International Couples’ Getaway. The main objective was for attending couples to walk away feeling encouraged, refreshed, and connected. After the first session, it was clear to see that the objective was already being fulfilled. Larry Stockstill, pastor and author of Remnant, was the main speaker for the week. Pastor Russ Austin, leader of Southpoint Community Church (our Every Nation church in in Jacksonville), started the week with an inspiring word Monday evening. The message was centered on four ….

Campus Ministry Groups: 5 Fun Icebreakers To Get Them Talking

by Thelma Bowlen | Posted on Friday, July 11th, 2014 | Tags: , , | no responses
5 Fun Icebreakers For Campus Ministry Groups

If you’re part of a college campus ministry, developing a true sense of community is undeniably a prominent focus for you. If you’d like to promote positive social interactions and friendships between members of your ministry, several fun activities can make the whole process markedly easier. It often helps to organize simple games for small group meetings, for one example. Use These Icebreakers For Your Campus Ministry Groups If you’re looking for a good ice breaker for college groups, then you don’t have to worry. Here are a few excellent and effective icebreaker activities you ….