Florida – July 21 ‘Ya Know What’s Good for You? Wheat-on.

Florida – July 21 ‘Ya Know What’s Good for You? Wheat-on.

Today’s blog is brought to you by the lovely Marena Mills and Kalli Schaefer 🙂 ‘Twas an early morning at our short stop at Winona Lake Grace Brethren. The students woke up early this morning to pack up, eat breakfast and get showered. We then made our way to Wheaton, Illinois for Momentum Youth Conference! The couple hours on the bus were spent in an hour with God and having some final team time before Momentum. When we arrived we...

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Florida – July 20 Welcome To The Family Food!

Florida – July 20 Welcome To The Family Food!

…Like, “Welcome to the Family Feud”… Ok – that was a reach, but many parents took their kids to lunch today. So that’s the best I’ve got. Anyhow, today marked our last Sunday together as a team. They did a fantastic job in ending the tour well and ministering to Northwest Chapel in Dublin, OH. We had a lot of families come out to support the students, and all of the OBers ended up being treated to lunch whether by...

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Northeast Team-July 20th, One Last Time…

Northeast Team-July 20th, One Last Time…

The Northeast team had the opportunity to lead the Grace Brethren Church of Powell, Ohio, this morning in both of their services. The building was packed for both services. The Lord used the team in a mighty way to bring the church to the throne of God. Tom B and Brady G. had the opportunities to share their devotionals to the church. It was awesome seeing Tom share in front of his home church. Elise and Cesar were both able to share their...

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Northeast Team – July 19, Cleaningpalooza!

Northeast Team – July 19, Cleaningpalooza!

The Northeast team had the opportunity to serve the Lord today through manual labor. After our time with the Lord, we spent the morning cleaning the GBC of Powell, Ohio. The students were able to help clean the auditorium, clean the basement, and many other jobs around the church. After lunch we were able to encourage a family from the church. The Heffner’s are a family from the Powell GBC, who have been called to serve as missionaries in...

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Florida – July 19 Our Day Was Packed!

Florida – July 19 Our Day Was Packed!

One of our joys of being with a church is the ability to help them accomplish tasks they could not do on their own. In this case, Pastor Shannon Hollinger coordinated a packing day with the organization “Feed My Starving Children” and used our team to facilitate the packaging process. FMSC had three staff members come in and direct volunteers from the church to pack and prepare food to be shipped overseas. Our OBers worked alongside...

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OBI- July 18- Home Sweet Home!

OBI- July 18- Home Sweet Home!

Everyone has made it through our long flight, customs, immigration, ticket counters, security, and many goodbyes! We are now all sitting at our individual gates or in the homes of those who picked us up and everyone is en route to their own homes! Though there are many emotions of sadness as we loved our time in the Philippines, each person is ready to be at home and see those who love us the most. Thank you for your prayers over the past three...

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OBI- July 18- Fun Facts about the OBI team!

OBI- July 18- Fun Facts about the OBI team!

While we sit in Taiwan for our 5 hour layover we thought we would give you all the opportunity to get to know our team better! Each of these “Fun Facts” are facts that have come as a result of our time in the Philippines. We hope you enjoy some laughter and smiles just as we have in the airport while writing this! Michael- He thought he was Ati when he played the Ati men in basketball, but his skills would show otherwise! Kate- She...

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