Bonjour is Only the Beginning

Franchesca MartinezFrance, France, Global Relationships, Local Church Ministry, News, Social Missions1 Comment

MONTPELLIER Packing, loading and unloading is nothing new for the Abante colleagues. This time our routine was met by an extra excitement but also some sadness. There was the excitement of meeting former colleagues Louisiana & Antoine Michel, and the sadness of coming to the realization that this was the last European trip as a team. It felt surreal, but … Read More

An International Family — Montpellier, France

Kellie CalhounDiscipleship, France, Global Perspectives, Global Relationships, Local Church Ministry, News, Social MissionsLeave a Comment

Montpellier, France “Easter had brought a lot of homesickness for me up to this point. I had tried my best to be present, but my heart was in Georgia.. until I met Evelyne.” “Entering Montpellier, France was like entering a new world. I’m not kidding. When we loaded our van and left ETS (the European Theological Seminary our team studies at), … Read More

Abante Serves in Vauréal, France

Diana Carolina Cruz AyalaEvent Photos, France, Global Perspectives, Global Relationships, Local Church Ministry, News

VAUREAL, Germany To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.Mike Krzyzewski Abante International serves in France several times during the European segment of the colleagues’ journey. Vauréal, France is one destination the team has looked forward to serving at for the past five years. Pastor Emmanuel Gugliemi and his … Read More

Abante Serves in Paris, France

Diana Carolina Cruz AyalaEvent Photos, France, Global Perspectives, Global Relationships, Local Church Ministry, News

PARIS, France Do stuff. Be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.Susan SontagOver the past five years, Abante International has been actively serving and ministering around the globe. One special relationship that Founding … Read More