Archive for March, 2011

Don’t Stop Believin’

Posted on March 31st, 2011 by Jess Life Missions
Singing Out

I am getting some help on this blog post thanks to Journey and their song “Don’t Stop Believing.” While at the party in the Philippines on our last night, Day 8 (Jess’s View), Bong was trying to get everyone to start singing some songs for videoke. A few people sang some songs. Then Jordan and […]

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A Smile to Remember

Posted on March 30th, 2011 by Jess Life Missions
"Captured"

A picture worth a thousand words. (If only I knew a thousand to describe it.) She is standing with her arm stretched out towards you with the biggest smile you have ever seen on a child. Between her little fingers is a bubble wand.  At then end of the wand, there is a bubble that had been […]

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Boisterous Solitude

Posted on March 29th, 2011 by Brent Life Missions Photo/Video
Light Painting

Among the many things that we experienced while in the Philippines, we experienced a fairly noisy environment. We were well away from the big city bustle, but that didn’t keep the noise down. But before you begin to think that the noise bothered me, think again, it didn’t. The neighbor dog barking wildly, Two-stroke motorcycles, […]

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A Sad Goodbye

Posted on March 28th, 2011 by Jess Life Missions
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I am reminded of the night that we had to say goodbye to the children and the workers. I changed the background on my work computer today from a picture of Glacier National Park to that night. Since I can’t put the picture up online (it is one of the children), I will describe it […]

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One Way

Posted on March 27th, 2011 by Brent Life Missions
One Way-01

I don’t know how many of you know this, but I’m somewhat a celebrity in the Philippines, especially in the city of Antipolo. Well, probably not, but I did have a giggling girl snap a picture with me when I played my guitar during an outreach there. We spent the afternoon in the city to […]

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Dry and Emotional

Posted on March 26th, 2011 by Jess Life Missions
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I have been back from the Philippines for just over one week. Two things that I have noticed about myself.

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Here is not there

Posted on March 25th, 2011 by Brent Life Missions

As a worship leader you would think that I have the whole worshiping God part down pat. But alas, I do not. When I travelled to the Philippines and experienced God in a truly real way, I thought that it would be somewhat easier to bring back the on-fire passion to the states. Last night […]

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Research This

Posted on March 23rd, 2011 by Brent Life

I’m a “do it yourself”er type of person. I like to learn to do things that you would typically have someone else do or buy the solution off the shelf. Build a desk, tune-up a car, fix a computer or make an HD antenna. I like to learn about new things, whether for a purpose […]

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A Servant’s Heart

Posted on March 22nd, 2011 by Jess Life Missions
Memories

Every night while at Rehoboth, we had a group devotion time in which one of my team members lead us to reflect on God’s word, and what we were doing in the Philippines. It was a great time that helped me reflect on what I was doing while there, and back at home in the […]

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(not) finding your groove

Posted on March 22nd, 2011 by Brent Life Missions

As I think of what to write in this post, I am conflicted as to it’s topic. Guess I’ll just have to touch on them all! Lets start with grooving. Not musical grooving, but life grooving or as I would like to call it, life trenching. We all have our routines and daily schedules. There […]

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