Unexpected Adventures

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Unexpected Adventures

ROATAN After several days of hard labor, the team was blessed to visit the Monkey & Sloth Hangout in Roatan. Playing with white capuchin monkeys, pretending to be a tree for the sake of a sloth, and snorkeling in the world’s second largest barrier reef are all things we didn’t plan when we arrived on the island. God gives the … Read More

Photoshoot Day

Franchesca MartinezAtlanta, Event Photos, News0 Comments

CLEVELAND, GA Once again, a new team joins together for a day of flattering portraits and headshots. You can bet there were times you could hear someone saying, “make sure you get my good side” with a silly smile! Although the team has only known each other a little over a week, it’s evident that friendships are already beginning to … Read More

Commissioning Service

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The Bridge Church Year Number Seven: Our Little Family is Coming Together Nicely! Whenever you start something, whether it is a new career, a new school, or a new relationship, among other things, there is a certain amount of anxiety that comes with it. For students coming in, there is the stress of leaving what is familiar to engage a … Read More

An Abante Christmas

Kellie CalhounDiscipleship, Event Photos, Featured, Marketplace Missions, News, Puerto Rico0 Comments

Songs and singing are very popular at Christmas time in Puerto Rico. People like to carol singing, known as Parrandas (also sometimes called Asalto or Trulla). Friends gather late in the evening (about 10pm) and visit different houses. People are meant to be surprised and woken up by the music and singing of the ‘parranderos’ (those taking part in the … Read More

Serving with South Hills

Kellie CalhounDiscipleship, Event Photos, Gap Year, Global Perspectives, Global Relationships, Local Church Ministry, News, Puerto Rico0 Comments

CLEVELAND, Georgia We came to give, just give. We were not expecting anything in return. However, we experienced one of the most beautiful lessons of this journey– How our presence affects others.Antoine Michel At the beginning of the Abante team’s journey in Puerto Rico, we visited South Hills Puerto Rican Campus Church (formerly known as Center Church PR). This is … Read More

Ministry at Wesleyan Church

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, Mine!Abraham Kuyperg The team ministered at the Wesleyan church in Caparra, under the leading of pastor Luis Colon. The service was a celebration of this church’s missionary endeavors, and their many years … Read More

Arrival to Puerto Rico

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Dorado, Puerto Rico There was a time when everyone thought the world was flat. It’s hard to imagine now, with the advancement of science and space exploration. However, there truly was a time when the human race thought they could literarily reach the end of the world, only to discover that they might have been reaching the beginning…Life is like … Read More

Shabbat Shalom- A Venture to the B’harim Synagogue

Kellie CalhounAtlanta, Event Photos, Gap Year, Global Perspectives, News1 Comment

Dahlonega, Georgia The colleagues were gearing for a busy weekend full of physical and educational activities. Early in the morning of Saturday, August 27, the team made their way to Dahlonega, Georgia to visit the Shalom B’harim Synagogue, where a man dressed in Dockers and a plaid shirt met them in the parking lot, with a cup of coffee in … Read More