On the streets of Plzen

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Plzen

This weekend the team had the pleasure of teaming up with Logos Church in Plzen, Czech Republic for street evangelism. After Sunday service, the colleagues drove into the town plaza with an eagerness to minister. It is Easter Sunday and the plaza is crowded with families enjoying quality time outdoors. For some of the colleagues, this is the first time … Read More

Words are Only an Accessory

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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

When The Rain Falls

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When The Rain Falls

It’s been rainy. Not only is it raining right now in Belgium, but everywhere Abante has stayed so far this year, the rain has poured on us. The program kicked off in Cleveland, GA, and we experienced hurricane weather for weeks. The wind and rain brought trees down onto power lines and through roofs of houses all over town. Because … Read More

A Boy Named Samir

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Ryan And Samir

In Roatan, Honduras, some things are a bit different. The weather and the culture are both warm, and the people are friendly. Tourists on cruise ships stop by just to enjoy the amazing views and wonderful people. At first glance, everything seems incredibly nice… But what if I told you the initial vanity viewed from a surface level is a … Read More

Ministry in the Classroom

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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

An International Family — Montpellier, France

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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

His Word or Yours?

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KIEL, Germany As the Discipleship Director for Abante International, life does not always come so easy. Being in a leadership position, my actions are constantly watched by my disciples and there are certain expectations that have to be met. This all became very real to me while we were in Kiel, Germany this year. We had a good time of … Read More

How Could Pain Be Necessary For Me?

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HORSOVSKY TYN, Czech Republic Pain is necessary for the fulfillment of your purpose. Arriving to the Czech Republic brought much expectation and possibility. We had just left Belgium and I awaited the continued adventure, traveling for the next 5 weeks to all the countries, meeting all the people, and declaring all the truths. My appetite was a bit large and didn’t … Read More