Why Short Term Mission Trips are Important for Students

Recently, we took our students to Jamaica on a short-term mission trip. We were there for one week working with a missionary that our church supports. We were involved in several public schools in Jamaica, we had a work day at a local church in Jamaica, and we ministered in the church on Sundays. We also did some street visitation as well. It was a life changing week for sure! Our students came back changed, and wanting to impact our community with the Gospel. Now, the question that I want to answer for you is why mission trips are important? … Continue reading Why Short Term Mission Trips are Important for Students

2 Things I learned from Jamaica Mission trip

As you all know, we went on our Jamaica trip this past week! It was a great week, and really changed my outlook on a lot of things. I wanted to share 2 things that God did in my life this past week in Jamaica: Be intentional– This word has been on my heart more than ever in my life here recently. As I spent time with Pastor Cletis Titus, Pastor Andrew Pryce, and their families, I learned rather quickly that they were intentional. They did life there in Jamaica on purpose. Everywhere they went, they made it a point … Continue reading 2 Things I learned from Jamaica Mission trip

Jamaica Update #4 by Jessica Hege

Good morning!! ūüôā This is Jessica Hege and I have the awesome privilege of updating all of you on what went down yesterday. So I’m one of the lovely few who have been waking up at 5 am to go for a morning walk/jog. Then we enjoyed a delicious breakfast at the villa where we’re staying and soon after headed to the bus to get started. First we drove over to a prep school to do a few things for the kids (who were completely opposite of the last school we went to, extremely well behaved…better than most american kids). … Continue reading Jamaica Update #4 by Jessica Hege

Jamaica Update #3 by Devin Dowell

Hello! Devin Dowell here and im going to tell you about our day yesterday.¬† I woke up around 6:30 yesterday to get a¬†nice shower and start the day. After breakfast we headed to a public school. As soon as we got off the bus we were surrounded¬†by kids that were feeling and playing with our hair needless to say it was a different way of getting welcomed. After that we then made our way to the class room where we sang songs and¬†N page preached to the kids. There were around 62 kids in the room and they were all … Continue reading Jamaica Update #3 by Devin Dowell

Jamaica Update #2 by Danielle Kalanarhos & Teresa Dickson

Hello! Danielle Kalanarhos and Teresa Dickson here! First, we would like to tell you about our day. Teresa- I began the day at 6:20¬† to go for a morning¬†jog. We made our way to the beach where we met a cool guy named Friday. Friday thought I was a boy at first, but when he realized I was a girl he¬†became excited¬†and¬†I received a nickname, “mother Teresa”.¬†I have actually been called that alot!¬†Arriving back¬†at the Villa brought a refreshing shower, yummy breakfast, and preparations for the¬†service at Bay Life Baptist Church. I was chosen to give my testimony in front … Continue reading Jamaica Update #2 by Danielle Kalanarhos & Teresa Dickson

Leaving for Jamaica Friday

So, it has finally hit me that we are leaving for Jamaica this Friday morning with our team for our mission trip. This trip has crept up on us considering we have been so busy up to this point. I could not be more stoked though to be going with the team that we have assembled. 22 students and leaders will be going to minister at Bay Life Baptist Church. We will be ministering in 3 public schools, a local church, a deaf home, and several more projects while there. It is going to be an intense week of ministry … Continue reading Leaving for Jamaica Friday