Legacy Ski Camp

Beba SchlottmannDiscipleship, Event Photos, New Zealand, NewsLeave a Comment

There is no amount of words that can describe the thirty-hour travel time that it took us to get to our final destination. However, there are also not enough words that can describe the feeling of shock and awe you feel as you watch through window-seats on either side of the plane the landing road below nestled between two massive walls … Read More

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

Vessels of Honor

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I’ve never been one for much pain. Nor would any of my closest friends or family have labeled me an “adrenaline junky” growing up. I still don’t like roller coasters, and if given the choice, I would choose the safe rhythms of routine with my cozy cup of coffee any day over the unpredictable swirl of constant change and spontaneity. … Read More

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

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

A Day in Prague

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Prague

Prague currently has a population of over 1.2 million. It is rich in culture as well as history. Up until 1918 Prague was under the rule of several different dynasties when it was still a part of Czechoslovakia. After WWI, in 1918, Czechoslovakia became a republic with Tomáš Garrique Masaryk becoming its first president. Eventually Czechoslovakia split, and Prague became … 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

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