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The Beautiful and The Useful

Last week at the Farmers’ Market, a woman from the local news and her videographer strolled the stands, observing vendor-customer interactions and crafting something to say about the food revolution in Johnson City. The videographer takes a shot of my bucket of kale and green salad heads.  “This seems weird to say, but everything looks so Read More

Why I’m Doing Mission Year: Tina Hodge

We asked some of our incoming team members why they’ve chosen to do Mission Year. Here’s what one of our future Philly team members had to say.   I am doing Mission Year because, God has instilled in me a love for justice, for service, for people and for Him. Mission Year is the next Read More

Why I’m Doing Mission Year: Luke Hillier

We asked some of our incoming team members why they’ve chosen to do Mission Year. Here’s what one of our future Philadelphia team members had to say.   I’m ready for new teachers to learn from about who Jesus is and how he works. I’m ready to shatter the ceiling I’ve placed on what obedience looks Read More

Why I’m Doing Mission Year: Nikki Runion

We asked some of our incoming team members why they’ve chosen to do Mission Year. Here’s what one of our future Chicago team members had to say.   I believe it is the Lord’s calling for me as I enter this next chapter of my life. I had my mind set on doing some form Read More

Do Not Worry

I worry too much. I worry about everything. What I will wear. What I will eat. What I will do. Who I will be. Where I will go. Honestly, there are very few aspects of my life that allow me to have very little worry at all. What I have come to realize is that Read More

This is a Story About Mary

So, this is a story about Mary. And about Jesus, and about me. I met Mary when I was on my lunch break. I walked down the block to the little burger joint on the corner (they have the BEST milkshakes, so on particularly exhausting weeks I like to treat myself). I was waiting by Read More

Why More Asian Americans Should Do Mission Year

(I am a 2nd generation Chinese-American who grew up in a family that embraced traditional East Asian values. This post is written from that perspective, and so my use of “Asian Americans” mostly refers to people who share a similar background. It is not meant to encompass every kind of Asian American. That said, I Read More

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