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Destino on Summer Mission 2015

Categories: MissionsSpiritually Empowered

In Destino, every generation of students includes those who will help take God’s Good News to the world. It’s like a giant relay race of passing on this privilege from one year to the next. This past summer we sent teams to three summer missions locations:  Vail, Co., New York City, and the Mediterranean. Joaquin grew […]

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For We are God’s Workmanship—Part 3: Living in Two Worlds

Categories: Culturally ConnectedMissions

At the beginning of a summer mission project we always have a briefing where we talk about cultural differences and crossing cultural boundaries.  I love leading this segment, because crossing cultural boundaries has taught me personally a lot about myself and my own culture. I was all prepared to lead this segment with our team–Bible […]

For We are God’s Workmanship—Part 2

Categories: Culturally ConnectedMissions

In Genesis 16:13, Hagar calls the Lord “the God who sees me.” Basically, the story goes like this: Hagar is a slave woman for Sarai, Abraham’s wife.  She becomes pregnant with Abraham’s child and is afraid of her mistress (even though having a baby by Hagar was Sarai’s idea in the first place), so she […]

For We are God’s Workmanship—Part 1

Categories: Culturally ConnectedMissions

On our Destino Summer Mission to the Dominican Republic this year, our theme verse was Ephesians 2:10, which says “For we are Gods workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to.” We spent a lot of time unpacking just what it means to be “God’s workmanship” (or […]