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10 Commandments for Mission Trip Participants

Ten Commandments for Mission Trip Participants By Howard Culbertson 1. You shall not forget that you represent your home country and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2. You shall not expect that things will be the same as they are at home, for you have left your home to find different things.  3. You shall not

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dateJune 6, 2016 userPosted by:

Carmosa’s Story

Linda Draper was fortunate enough to live in Parintins for six months in 2006 under the supervision of the First Baptist Church as a missionary from her church in Indianapolis. With the team from Trinity Christian Academy from Dallas, TX she visited 2 villages that were part of an ongoing river ministry. One of the

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dateApril 18, 2016 userPosted by:

Wherever the River Runs

Author and musician Kelly Minter lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and serves the Lord passionately both across the U.S. and internationally in a variety of creative roles. Below is an excerpt from her book about missions on the Amazon River, titled “Wherever The River Runs; How a Forgotten People Renewed My Hope in the Gospel”. After being invited on

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dateApril 11, 2016 userPosted by:

Q & A: Meet Angela!

Angela joined Amazon Outreach in 2016. She was born in Brazil, adopted by a missionary family and grew up between both Brazil and American cultures. After going on mission trips to the Amazon, she now uses her gifts and talents in her new role of medical missions with Amazon Outreach.  Q: Where did you grow up? A: I grew up in Brazil

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dateJanuary 26, 2016 userPosted by:

Village Life

What’s a typical village like along the Amazon River? Many of the villages we visit make you feel like you have stepped back in time a few hundred years. These villages are usually located off the main river on a tributary or a beautiful lake. The homes are generally built with wood, bamboo, and leaves.

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dateJanuary 11, 2016 userPosted by:

Darkness on the River

I am the father of two little daughters, which I deeply love and cherish. The amount of joy and happiness they bring to my life is absolutely and utterly priceless. Maria and Gabriella (ages 7 and 12), have a very different story than that of my girls. They live in a small village on the

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dateJanuary 4, 2016 userPosted by:

Is This Trip For Me?

One of the first questions that everyone asks when considering a mission trip is, “Should I go?” The hardest part of the entire mission adventure can be taking that first step and making the decision to go. Inevitably doubts will arise and possible reasons for not going will appear. Common concerns can include vacation time

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dateDecember 22, 2015 userPosted by:

7 Ways to Be Praying for the Amazon

It’s Day #4 of Amazon Outreach’s 7 Days of Christmas! Today we are requesting prayers! Here’s how you can be praying for Amazon Outreach and the people along the Amazon river: For God to bring the crew, interpreters, volunteers, doctors and dentists to serve on Amazon Outreach trips. For all the employees, crew, interpreters, (etc.) to be one

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dateDecember 19, 2015 userPosted by:

A Prayer for Peace & Joy at Christmas

  Over two thousand years ago a band of shepherds heard some startling news from angelic visitors: “Be not afraid;” “good news of great joy;” “peace on earth and good will.” Seriously? But that was then, and now is now. Is that joy and peace still available? If you’re craving those things for your life

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dateDecember 18, 2015 userPosted by:

How to Write a Christmas Fundraising Letter

All I want for Christmas is to go to the Amazon Below is a sample Christmas fundraising letter that you can send out to family and friends. Feel free to personalize this and make it your own! Dear ______________, Merry Christmas! I pray that you are getting to spend quality time with loved ones and friends

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