The last day(s!)

By Maddie McCreery, Elisa Melville and Dan Romano Once we got back from the resort Monday night, we waited for dinner by playing Mafia, a fun group game but always causes light-hearted feuding amongst our competitive group. Jean Carlos and Alguiris, two GO students and members of the baseball team on the complex, joined us …

A day of rest.

By Ali DeWeerd, Brady Swinehart, Zac Carlson Sunday morning, we had the amazing opportunity to attend a church service at the church we visited in The Hole the day before.  It was a super unique experience to get to see how that church worships, and be in community with everyone during the service. This Sunday …

A Trip to the Hole.

By Eric Hoogland, Paolo Alcala, and Emma Dekker Today we started off the morning with some delicious breakfast (once again) before heading off to the GO Ministries compound to help out with different sports camps. We split up into two groups, one that went and played basketball and one that went and played soccer. At …

Paint. Dance. Play.

By Dan Romano, Brady Swinehart, and Maddie McCreery Today we began with an American favorite for breakfast, pancakes and bacon. Perfect fuel to dive into our devotionals and go help paint a house for the GO Ministry summer interns. The cool morning quickly turned into a hot day, and we learned some were not completely …

A Welcoming Community

By Elisa Melville, Alison Deweerd, Eric Hoogland What a day today was… filled with equal parts experience and travel! We woke up in Batey Neueve (Village 9) after having arrived the night before. To prepare for the day, we had warm coffee in the bright morning sun, saying “Hola, buenos dias!” to the locals walking …

El Viaje

“The Journey” by Emma Decker and Zach Carlson After 4 solid hours of sleep, we woke up on Wednesday and had a delicious breakfast of eggs, ham, cheese, spicy hot chocolate, and the best pineapple ever. Next, we jumped on the bus and drove to the GO Ministries compound where we went to a bible …

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

By Jake Vance and Paulo Alcala        Wow, who knew being stuck at the airport for 24 hours could be so much fun?! Our day began at 3:30 am and was off to a great start until we received word that our flight had been canceled. With discouragement in the air, we didn’t know what the …

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