Just over two years ago when Jeff Shills signed up to be a mentor at a Sons Without Fathers retreat, he did not expect to be emotionally and spiritually wrecked. On this particular retreat, there was a 14-year-old boy named John.
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After church one afternoon, sweat bubbled on her brow as Bristol Wells tried to keep up with a Haitian man who was speedily hiking up the side of a mountain. His name was Michel and his 70 years of age did not stop him from being the fastest and most energetic of the group.
A mission is typically something you plan and save money for; it’s something that takes you out of your normal life and drops you into a foreign place outside of your comfort zone to wage peace instead of war. Mission trips are usually goal oriented and purpose filled.
Growing up I never realized that education was one of the greatest gifts my country had ever given me. Here in the United States, education is a right and all children are not only able to attend school but are required to go.
Epic Affect wants to challenge you to ask yourself what you would like to see change in this world, and then think about how you can specifically and uniquely help it change. Those desires were placed in your heart on purpose and those gifts were placed in your hands for a reason.
Addiction began to sink its teeth into Robby Horsley at the tender age of 16. The first time he drank led to several days of suffering through alcohol poisoning and shortly after that he found his way into an exhausting double life.
A few years ago Lajuanta Mattox went on a mission trip to Puerto Rico that left her feeling discouraged. After seeing the overwhelming conditions in some of the impoverished neighborhoods, she wondered if she was even making an impact.
One of the common threads that weave every generation, race and gender together is the desire to be “somebody.” Everyone wants to “make it.” We desire to be worth knowing, admirable, and successful.
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Our desire is to sow love and reap positive change for our farmers, nation, and world.