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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dateDecember 7, 2015 userPosted by:

First Time on The Amazon: Emilee Tells All

  Emilee’s 1st Amazon Outreach trip was this past November with The Village Church team. She resides in the Dallas area with her husband and 2 sons. When she isn’t spending time with her sweet boys, she enjoys all things outdoors like camping, gardening and nature walks. Emilee’s fun and generous personality was a blessing to all who were on

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dateNovember 30, 2015 userPosted by:

How to Keep the “Mission” after the Trip

Article originally posted by Relevant Magazine. So, you’ve finally done it. You stepped out into the Great Wide Unknown and experienced another culture, saw another way of life. And your life is forever changed—but what now? This is where most people fail and get frustrated, where they fall apart and check out. Why? Because most

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dateNovember 23, 2015 userPosted by:

An Honest Moment with God (And my Day Planner)

I like plans. In fact, I like plans so much that I often find myself writing in my planner the things I did for each hour of the day (don’t judge, my planner divides by the hour). It’s helpful because it shows me what I got done that day, or lack there of. It helps

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dateSeptember 29, 2015 userPosted by:

Delivery at the Drive-in

Standing in the middle of the Amazon jungle, the stars like jewels in the sky, shone down on our small mission team. We set up movie night for the group of villagers that resembled and old drive-in theater (minus the cars). A large sheet nailed onto a wooden beam on the community center’s rooftop flapped

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dateSeptember 27, 2015 userPosted by:

LeEster & the Broken Boat

Every time I am on the Amazon River it is easy to worship the Majesty of our Lord, seeing the stars in the sky, the beautiful river, the beasts of the earth; however, it is more difficult for me to comprehend how this Majestic God knows and loves each of us by name and that

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