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Take Courage
Psalm 12 (NASB) "1 Help, Lord, for the godly man ceases to be,      For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men. 2 They speak falsehood to one another;      With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak. 3 May the Lord cut off all flatte...

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So What's Next?
It’s been almost a year since graduation. When I think back
on how much I was able to do, it feels as though much more than 11 months has
passed. God opened so many doors for me to serve Him around the world and I am
so thankful for all that I have been abl...

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March Not-So-Mad-Ness
Life since Engage 5 has been going well. Keeping a missionary mindset is a lot harder when you're not around the team who taught you it 24-7 and when you're not working solely on building relationships but also balancing a job and other commitments. But it'...

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Coast to Coast in 6 Days!
It's been about 11 days since the last day of Engage 5. The last few days in Georgia were wonderful. Even though we had the hard task of saying goodbye to all of the new friends that we had made during the last 5 weeks, we were still having some great conve...

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Almost Done with Engage 5!
It's been a really good week here in Atlanta. There's been multiple opportunities to get together with people in Clarkston and at Mercer University, and I've met a lot of new people. This week in class, we've covered topics such as conflict styles, what mak...

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Gettin' Practical
We finished out our team retreat Wednesday morning. It didn't end up being very restful for me since I was still spending a lot of time with people (gotta take advantage of this extra opportunity to hang out with the trainers!) and we still had classes. But...

Accomplishment of the day: eating a live nightcrawler.

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Of Culture Shock and Chickens
This week was a little less crazy than last, but still very challenging and lesson-filled. Monday started out pretty normal with class time in the morning, a fun visit to a new friend in the refugee community of Clarkston, and some game time with my mentor ...

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New Challenges
This last week felt incredibly full and busy. It feels as though two weeks have gone by instead of just one! Once again, we had class time in the morning and then spent our afternoons and evenings doing ministry in various areas whenever possible.  This wee...

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Settling into Atlanta!
On Tuesday, my mom and two sisters and I flew out to Atlanta, GA for my training program. It just so happened that two other friends were also leaving from the same airport about the same time that we were! It was great getting to see them before we left. I...
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