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A Photo Update from Szentmargitfalva

A few weeks ago, a team of returning volunteers (and one new one) came to Hungary to continue the work on the chapel in Szentmargitfalva. It has been a long process, but a faithful one, with many of our volunteers...
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Practicing Hospitality

Growing up, my mother practiced hospitality often. There is a plaque in our dining room that proudly declares, “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.”...
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Leaning on Promises

Transitions are a part of life and often a time of stress and anxiety, but ultimately we choose to change things because we believe it will be an improvement in our existence. As Christians, we choose obedience to God’s call...
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The Question of Calling

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with...
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7 Steps to Choosing a Sending Agency for Long Term Missions

This blog was originally shared on our future teammates Glynn and Naomi Johnston’s blog. When we decided we wanted to go and do long term missions we literally had nooooo idea where to start. We had both been on short...
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Loving Strangers

First Short-term Mission Trip Seven months ago, God placed a calling in my heart to go on a mission trip. This seemed strange because I have never been interested in missions abroad and I am more of a “local missions”...
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“I love you, Anna!”

I’m not one to disregard recommendations, especially not strong recommendations. But in grad school I was so convinced that I was heading towards the adult acute care population that I was one of two or three people in my cohort...
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A Call to Build a Church: Part 2

This is part two of a two-part blog. For part one, click here. (LINK) Chuck later explained how he and his son Jonathan (the field director of OMS Hungary) got involved with the building project. I saw through this story...
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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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That Time I Lost My Appendix

I was lying on an ultrasound exam table when the mood in the room noticeably shifted. The older doctor smearing gel around my stomach suddenly became serious and called over her shoulder in Hungarian, asking her assistant to run and...
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