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The Ignorant Bliss of a Know-It-All

by Angie Washington on July 30, 2014

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When we stomped off to mission school we knew we were headed to Bolivia. We knew the five-fold reach of our ministry would be: churches, bible schools, social outreaches, Bolivian missionaries sent out, and mass media productions. Our shiny vision statement listed everything in plural with big numbers. We knew that we knew, beyond a […]

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Step Away from the Guilt

by Alece Ronzino on November 1, 2013

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I was worried I’d grown numb to it. Maybe I’d become calloused. Hardened. Immune. Because poverty wasn’t affecting me like it used to. When I faced it as a teenager—on mission trips to places like Nicaragua and Botswana—my eyes and my heart were opened to things I never knew existed in the world. I was […]

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To My 25-year-old Self…

by Angie Washington on October 25, 2013

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Hey there, you. Yes, you with the big dreams and full schedule. Yes, you getting ready to embark on the greatest mission of your life. Can I have a minute? I know you have laundry to do, support letters to mail, and noses to wipe, but if I may? First of all, let me assure […]

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