Tag Archives: Missions

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, 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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Your “Best 4 Years”?

There’s a reason why so many people look back on college as “the best four years” of their lives: You will never have more freedom than you do in college. Ask anyone with a mortgage, anyone with kids, anyone with … Continue reading

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Key Dates for Spring/Summer 2014

Key dates for Spring Semester at the MSSU Baptist Student Union: January 13: Classes begin. January 14: 1st Common Ground (worship at the BSU) January 15: 1st NoonDay Café (lunch at the BSU) January 24: Marvel Mayhem (movies at the … Continue reading

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God’s heart for the nations

Sing to the LORD, all the earth; Proclaim good tidings of His salvation from day to day. Tell of His glory among the nations, His wonderful deeds among all the peoples. 1 Chronicles 16:23-24 God’s heart for the nations has … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2013: Chicago part 6

Whenever the BSU goes on a mission trip, we always try to take a day off to enjoy the area we’re in. Partly for rest, partly to learn about the context and culture of the area we’re serving and partly … Continue reading

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12 Lessons I learned on Spring Break mission trips

Okay, full disclosure, they weren’t all Spring Break trips. They were all short-term mission trips, where God took me out of my comfort zone to teach me something about myself while I was supposedly making a difference in the world. … Continue reading

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