Orientation

Orientation June 23 – Bearing Fruit Already!

Orientation June 23 – Bearing Fruit Already!

Today was filled with many wonderful stories. It is the day before we officially leave for tour and God has already began to use these 2014 Operation Barnabas teams to change lives. This morning the students were led in a devotional by Stacie (former OB leader), where they learned what it meant to be full of the Holy Spirit and live by faith. Little did the students know, God was about to use them in a huge way just a few hours later. Both...

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Orientation June 22 Worship at Waldorf

Orientation June 22 Worship at Waldorf

Today the students were able to show off all of their hard work at Waldorf Grace Brethren Church for the two morning services. They gave a little taste of pantomimes, dances, speech choir, and choir. Before and after each service they were able to talk to the members of the church. They initiated conversations with people and then were able to encourage them in their walk with the Lord. Pastor Fay challenged the church members to talk to at...

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Practice, Practice, Practice

Practice, Practice, Practice

Today was another busy day at Operation Barnabas orientation. The day started out with a devotion led by one of our leaders Sarah Knepper. They learned what it looks like to be a good man/woman of God according to the Word of God. The students then reviewed their testimonies so that they will be able to clearly share it with others. There has been a group of about 15 boys who have been getting up extra early to help spread mulch on the...

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Orientation June 20 – Choir, Speech Choir, and so much more!

Orientation June 20 – Choir, Speech Choir, and so much more!

This morning the students had a group devotional time about “Encouragement to stay true to the Lord.” This was followed by choir, speech choir, and discipleship groups. They also had the opportunity to go outside and learn about children’s ministry, carnival games, and a bounce house. Lunch was meatball subs and salad provided by a group from the church. After lunch, all of the students wrote a letter to their home churches...

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And the teams have been decided…

And the teams have been decided…

See the team divisions. We had a full morning of outreach training and a devotional led by Ed Lewis. After lunch the students had opportunities to clean the facilities. After the students were done with opportunities we had them gather in the gym. One of our previous OB leaders, Stacie, led them in a few children’s games that we used as a way to split up the teams.  The students were each given an animal to act out and then had to find...

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