Monastery of the Holy Spirit

Beba SchlottmannAtlanta, Discipleship, Featured, Global Perspectives, News, Social MissionsLeave a Comment

The first time Abante International visited the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia was five years ago. The experience was interesting and unforgettable for several reasons; one being that we were able witness and compare the things we were learning there with the things we were studying in our discipleship and leadership sessions. Secondly, it is not every … Read More

Words are Only an Accessory

Franchesca MartinezDiscipleship, Event Photos, Featured, Global Perspectives, Global Relationships, Local Church Ministry, News, Serbia, Serbia1 Comment

vrdnikkamp

Serbia is a place that has encouraged my faith and brought much joy to my life. The team and I were greeted with great hospitality and love in both Vrdnik and Jagodina. There was plenty of work to do and the blessings were abundant. During our stay in Vrdnik, we were hosted by Pastor Rale Radovanovic and his wife Daniela. … Read More

Ministry in the Classroom

Franchesca MartinezFeatured, Global Perspectives, Global Relationships, Honduras, Local Church Ministry, Locations, News1 Comment

Franchesca-Tutoring

The Abante team had the opportunity to join French Harbor Church of God during our time in Roatan. For about 50 years, two missionary women moved to the island in order to spread the Gospel. During their time here, they founded Kingdom Bilingual Educational Center (KBEC), a school for children ranging from kindergarten to senior year of high school, in … Read More

Leap of Faith

Franchesca MartinezDiscipleship, Featured, Locations, NewsLeave a Comment

TENNESSEE Katie Anna Sosebee Katie Anna Sosebee It’s Saturday morning, September second, and we’re stepping into a little clearing in a woodsy area of Signal Mountain, Tennessee. We behold before us a flat-topped, twenty-foot telephone pole with a ladder set against it, its top strapped to the pole’s waist. This is it: The Leap of Faith. My heart starts beating … Read More

Praying for Puerto Rico

Franchesca MartinezBelgium, Featured, News, Puerto RicoLeave a Comment

Our Abante family can plainly sense the pain of the people in Puerto Rico due to the devastation caused by both hurricane Irma and hurricane Maria. Beloved friends and family are still on the island with little to no communication and a small amount of resources. Former colleague and Puerto Rico native, Stephanie Rodriguez was in contact with us the … Read More

An Abante Christmas

Kellie CalhounDiscipleship, Event Photos, Featured, Marketplace Missions, News, Puerto RicoLeave a Comment

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