Posts filed under: English Camp

Say “Hello” to Camp Season!

The camp season is coming! Next week, the season kicks off with the first of several teams and volunteers arriving in Hungary. It is both an exciting and exhausting time for us all. Would you join us in praying over...
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2018: Looking Back

When I sat down to write this blog, a post-game press conference was playing in the background. The coach of a National Football Team was taking questions from the media, and while some questions were focused around positive parts of...
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When I Don’t Have the Words

One of the most difficult things about living in a foreign country is the language. When you do not understand the language in its entirety, you do not get the full picture of situations. This is a constant truth of...
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Snapshots of English Camp

This is just a small glimpse of our time at Summer English Camp this year. Each day was filled with fun activities and challenging exercises. It was a blast to get to know and interact with all of these kids....
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It’s More Than English

I hate English. I couldn’t stand it in high school and, truth be told, I have virtually no interest in diagramming a sentence, understanding what tense does what, or even learning whatever the heck an adverb is. I do speak...
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What It Takes to Plan a Camp

One day I will remove the foot from my mouth. When I arrived about a year ago, I got to Hungary just as the 2017 English camp was being cleaned up. My only context for camp came from the pictures...
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Round Two at English Camp

My name is Maddie Hillard and I am twenty-one years old. This summer I was fortunate enough to lead a mission team from Niceville, Florida to Budapest, Hungary to be involved in Summer English Camp. I know what you’re thinking…...
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Authentic Gospel

On my more than 10-hour flight back home from Budapest recently, I had a lot of time to think. I spent the summer as an intern in Hungary with the One Mission Society team, and on my flight I was...
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Friendship Is Fundamental

“Can we be friends?” Most of us recognize that hopeful question from younger years on plastic swing sets or outside a small school building—while our mother waits for us in the car. Not yet able to judge whether they’re compatible...
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Greater Things and Bigger Purposes, Part 2

This is part two of Nick’s story, read the first part here. My first major step of faith was my trip to Hungary last year—my first overseas mission trip. It started a fire within my heart and a hunger to...
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