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Spring Break 2014: Arlington, Texas (Pt. 6)

Today was our “Fun day.” That day at the end of every mission trip where, time permitting, you take advantage of local culture and resource to enjoy a day of rest and relaxation. In our case that meant heading out … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2014: Arlington, Texas (Pt. 5)

The days start to blend together as we hit our stride here. And just as quickly it’s over. Today we spent the morning driving around Grand Prairie, picking up furniture and household items from people who were donating to Mission … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2014: Arlington, Texas (Pt. 4)

Grunt work. It’s the dirty underbelly of missions, the part no one wants to do, doesn’t feel real glamorous and isn’t fun to tell your friends about. Mission Arlington uses volunteers to do a lot of grunt work: sweeping sidewalks, … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2014: Arlington, TX (Pt. 3)

There’s an old expression, “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Mission Arlington took that to heart. When the mission was founded back in 1986, they were bending over backwards to preach the … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2014: Arlington, Texas (Pt. 2)

After a lot of meetings and hanging flyers yesterday, we had our first day of Rainbow Express this afternoon and it was great. Forty-two rowdy kids showed up and we were able to play games, do crafts, tell Bible stories … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2014: Arlington, Texas

Woohoo, we made it! The six hour drive was more like an eight hour odyssey because of the torrential downpours that cut traffic speeds in half at times, but we avoided any wrecks and arrived safely at Mission Arlington shortly … Continue reading

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