This morning our participants took part in “The Great Send-Off”. This is a time to celebrate the work that will be occurring in the community and “Send Out” our students and adult leaders into the mission field!
If you’re new to World Changers, the Project Coordinator Alex Gonzalez took time to pray over our students and the work that will be done here in Columbia.
We had a lot of fun sending out our students and saying goodbye to our crew!
It’s the end of DAY 1 of the tough work, and everyone is absolutely exhausted. Luckily, we have awesome crews that will fight the exhaustion to make this week in Columbia the absolute best! Please allow me to introduce you to a few of our awesome crews!
Ultimately, we all had a great day. Please be praying for our crews as they minister to this community. Pray for opportunity and boldness to share the Gospel.
Send your students and friends an E-COURAGRAM! They’ll love it.
Check back tomorrow for introductions to the rest of our awesome crews!
The US Navy SEALs’ motto is “The only easy day was yesterday,” and for our World Changers that motto rings true. Today was the first day on the worksites and the crews have been working hard! Since this is a community World Changers project, it is, for the lack of a better word, “community” based, meaning that most of the work that everyone is doing is evangelizing to the surrounding areas. In fact, during a church group devotion I was in, the group leader said a young boy approached him and asked a rather astounding question that I think we as World Changers often overlook. The boy asked, “What does it mean to be a World Changer?” Most folks think of a crucial historical figure as a world changer, but when you take the “world” down to a personal level, it can be as easy as handing someone food, thus the expression, “you’ve changed my world.” Their entire psyche has been changed, thanks to one small act of kindness. As our World Changers continue to change Tampa, why not go out and see what change you can bring about in somebody’s world?
Today was the first day the crews went out to their worksites! We gathered in the morning to rally in excitement about what God is going to do this week! The crews set out, hooting and hollering, to take on the city of San Francisco. Our task is to paint and work on these houses; our mission is to share the gospel and see lives changed!
The crews went to their worksites, met the homeowners, and plotted out their work for the upcoming days. San Francisco had some sun today and the wind calmed down. Each site poses unique challenges and opportunities, but our mission remains the same. Please pray for opportunities to share Christ’s love with the people of this city. Don’t forget to send E-couragrams to participants!
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