Posts made in February, 2012

Warning: Construction Zone

Posted by on Feb 29, 2012 in Navajo - Arizona | 0 comments

Day number two has been tedious, but fruitful. We have had numerous projects going including: installing 3 new bathrooms, many electrical projects, new sewer and water lines installed, and new vents for the school bathrooms. Fortunately, God has blessed us with a very gifted team of carpenters, electricians, and construction workers to accomplish these very skilled tasks. With all the work has brought with it over four trips to the local hardware store (over 20 minutes away), which has been my...

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The Adventure Begins

Posted by on Feb 28, 2012 in Navajo - Arizona | 0 comments

This morning was an early wakeup call as we departed the church at 4 am. All 9 guys and our driver made it to the airport. After a 4 hour plane ride to Phoenix and a 3 hour van ride to Winslow, we arrived at the Navajo Trails mission for lunch. We had a great afternoon of getting to know our hosts and learning more about the work they do. Additionally, we got a good start on the many different construction projects that we will be helping them out with. We will do our best this week to provide...

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Could Youcef Nadarkhani Change a Nation?

Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in World News | 0 comments

Youcef Nadarkhani is a name you may have seen run across your internet screen lately. He’s an Iranian pastor charged with leaving Islam and evangelizing Muslims. Iran is a large nation in the Middle East where 98.6% of the population is Muslim. Amazingly, 0.2% of this nation’s people are Evangelical Christians, but this small percentage of the population is growing by 19% each year. Iran is the place where Christianity is growing the fastest in the world. Youcef protested against Islam...

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Face of Friday

Posted by on Feb 24, 2012 in India | 0 comments

I was standing in the middle of a slum by a railroad track in India when this little girl walked up to me. I was instantly captivated by her. She was obviously one of the railway children, one of thousands of homeless children who use the railway system to live. They collect water bottles for money, eat someone else’s leftovers for dinner, and call whatever railway station they end up at home for the night. Despite the grim situation she lived in daily, it was her confidence that grabbed...

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New Weekly Series!

Posted by on Feb 23, 2012 in India | 0 comments

Tomorrow kicks off “The Face of Friday” series on our blog. Every Friday we’ll be sharing stories and a picture of someone who we’ve encountered on a trip, or who is being impacted by Global Impact at Connection Pointe. We want you to be informed not only about the impact you are making, but also who we are reaching out to around the world. Through stories we hope to spread the vision of how we are playing a role in blessing all nations in the name of Jesus. Find out...

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