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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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OBI- July 18- Waiting to Depart from Manila

Just wanted to let you all know that we are safely at our gate in Manila anxiously awaiting our second flight towards home! For those who are curious our flight information through EVA Airways is as follows: Manila to Taiwan: BR 0272 Taiwan to LAX: BR 0002 Please be praying for our attitudes as we travel over the next 24 hours. It will be very easy for us to become negative and neglect this quality time as a team or the opportunities to impact...

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OBI- July 17- Day in Manila

OBI- July 17- Day in Manila

OBI has safely arrived in Manila and will fly out tomorrow at 12:55 PM. I will try and update you all with our flight numbers once we get through security at the Manila Airport tomorrow! For now, enjoy today’s update from Nate and Josh. Today we got up a little earlier than normal so that we had some extra time to make last minute preparations and say goodbye to all the wonderful people that helped make this trip possible and mostly free...

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OBI- July 16- Living through the Typhoon!

OBI- July 16- Living through the Typhoon!

Thank you for all of your prayers the past 24 hours! I will let Cari tell you the details of today but we saw God’s faithfulness today in large ways even though our original plans were cancelled. Please continue to be praying for Manila as we have heard that there is some damage there. We are scheduled to fly out to Manila tomorrow and we are praying that everything can still go as planned there! For now, continue praying and enjoy...

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OBI- July 15- Goodbye for Now

OBI- July 15- Goodbye for Now

Sorry for the delay in posting- we lost electric for most of the last night! Please continue to pray for the weather and that our flights would still be on schedule today. For now enjoy an update from Anne! Our last full day on Boracay was very bittersweet and memorable. This morning we took the boat over to the Masa Ati School on Panay for the last time. We got to help paint walls and cabinets for the school. We all got a little messy but had...

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