Legacy Youth Outreach

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Small communities often struggle to provide a healthy outlet for their young people. As a result, many teenagers find themselves suffering from depression, loneliness, drug abuse and teen pregnancy, among other things. Papakaio is a small community, but they know how to take care of the younger members of their community. The leaders of the town have a good grasp … Read More

A Very Kiwi Christmas!

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Being on the other side of the world made it impossible for us to travel back home for the holidays, therefore, we decided to celebrate the season with our new friends in the South Island of New Zealand. Hear from our own colleagues about our special Kiwi Christmas… Taylor: “It is Summer here in New Zealand which means sunshine and … Read More

On Love And Pet Lambs

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I’ll never forget the day our host dad took us to a farm to pick up pet lambs for ourselves. He introduced us to Farmer Bill, and he led us onto a section in his barn where he had a number of two week old lambs that had been rejected by their moms because they were “imperfect.” There were so … Read More

Papakaio School

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For the past three and a half months, the team has been living in the Papakaio community in New Zealand. However, Papakaio has become more than just our temporary residence location. In this small community there is a primary school next to the town’s City Hall. It is small enough to make you think it is insignificant, but it is … Read More

First Fruits Specialty Coffee

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Nestled in the busy corner of Central Street and Olsen Avenue you will find a gem of a coffee shop that is quickly becoming a local’s favorite since its opening on March 24th, 2018 at the Labrador location. We got connected to the venue through common friends of the owners, and much like everyone I spoke with, by word of … Read More

Conquering Fear

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Do you ever wonder why is it that the idea of traveling around the world, and being discipled while equipped with leadership skills, all the while doing academics would scare anyone?  I often meet college students whose eyes grow big with a look of fear in their faces when I share the many places we travel to in our nine-month … Read More

Legacy Ski Camp

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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

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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