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Haiti day 7

Haiti day 7

Posted by on Oct 26, 2010 in Blog, News & Updates | 1 comment

Well we’ve been in Haiti for 7 days now depending on how you count days and assuming that this automatically posts on the right day at the right time. If you could be praying for our health and unity as a team, we could use it. Please be praying for the ministry we’re working with, Mission of Hope Haiti, and the people we’re serving. Pray...

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From Haiti – Howdy Doodie

Posted by on Oct 24, 2010 in Blog, News & Updates | 0 comments

Hopefully not literally. In case you haven’t been following the news there’s been a huge cholera outbreak here in the past few days. It started about 40 miles north of us to about 30 min away. I didn’t think I’d have any opportunities to use the internet, so the pre-set blogs will still come out at the end of our first and second...

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Pool day!

Pool day!

Posted by on Oct 18, 2010 in Blog, News & Updates | 1 comment

We did our survival training in the pool on Saturday. After getting up and leaving at 5am we drove into Tyler, broke off into two groups, and jumped in the pool. Aaron flipped the raft in record time. A necessity if the ship is sinking and the rafts inflate upside down. A bit scary for a moment when it hits you in the face though. The rafts get even more...

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BST – Fire Fighting

BST – Fire Fighting

Posted by on Oct 13, 2010 in Blog, Personal Stories | 6 comments

Probably the most fun class activity one could embark on during training: fire fighting! All of the photos below were taken by my pal Brenda, just so you know. And no, despite the striking resemblance that isn’t me in the fireball below. I wish it was, epic photo. All suited up and ready to roll, we learned and practiced basic fire fighting...

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Working with the Poor

Working with the Poor

Posted by on Oct 8, 2010 in Blog, Reflecting | 1 comment

Gateway is coming to a close tomorrow, it’s hard to believe it’s been three weeks already. Next week is Basic Safety Training (which should be tons of fun, fire fighting etc.) but before I can get there I need to complete one final assignment. Basically we’re being called upon to summarize a key concept from the week in essay, poem, or...

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