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A Widening Circle

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. (‭Isaiah‬ ‭43‬:‭19‬ NIV)” I am so blessed to be in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Yesterday, I traveled with Lacy Beach and the team from Cambodian Care to…

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Who is a Missionary?

“Commit to The Lord whatever you do and he will establish your plans.” Proverbs 16:3 ********** Today, I am packing and making my final preparations to return to Cambodia for Phase 2 of our biogas digester project at Teen Challenge Cambodia. While I am packing, I thought I would share this guest post written by…

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Returning to Cambodia, Part 2

  “You really can change the world if you care enough.” -Marian Wright Edelman   On November 7, 2014, I am returning to Cambodia with a team to provide assistance to Teen Challenge Cambodia (TCC) on Phase II of their biogas digester project. I am so excited about this project and the other ministries will…

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With All Their Heart

“So we rebuilt the wall till all of it reached half its height, for the people worked with all their heart.” (‭Nehemiah‬ ‭4‬:‭6‬ NIV) Over the last two weeks, a group of very determined children and their parents worked alongside Cambodian Care Ministry staff and interns to convert a ramshackle lean-to into the soon-to-be operational…

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Building Their Own School

“Never hope more than you work.” ~ Rita Mae Brown Have you have ever known children who were so inspired to go to school that they would be willing to build their own school? I have. Well, I haven’t met them in person yet, but I have seen their pictures that Lacy Beach has been…

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Expanding Vision

“Nothing great happens by accident.”~ Peter Drucker In the last week, Carlos Garcia, one of our Cambodia September 2014 Mission Team members finished editing our recap video from the hours of video he recorded on the trip. As I watched it for the first time, I just cried. I still cannot believe how the team…

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Rise Up and Build

“And I told them of the hand of my God which had been good upon me, and also of the king’s words that he had spoken to me. So they said, “Let us rise up and build.” Then they set their hands to this good work.” (‭Nehemiah‬ ‭2‬:‭18‬ NKJV) Nehemiah had only heard second hand…