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I Went On a Life-changing Mission Trip

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    My First Missions Trip

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    Deb18 Deb18 41-45 Jul 12, 2009

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    But For Myself

    About three years ago I went on my own personal mission trip.  I found myself getting really depressed and withdrawn from the world and even my own family.  I was hiding something and I couldn't find the courage to say anything, not even to my twin brother who has...
    JimmyTheBull JimmyTheBull 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 11, 2009

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    Rosebud, South Dakota

    Mission trips were nothing new to me when my youth minister told me we were going to South Dakota to work on an indian reservation for two weeks over the summer. I had been on many mission trips before, and nothing had prepared me for the suffering I encountered in Rosebud...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 22, 2011

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    Mission Trip Story

    my mission trip was to go to an orphanage and love the children. we also went to a couple villages and washed and cut the hair of the locals. we gave testimonies.  we had devotions everyday. I gave my testimony for the first time, i was slain in the spirit and then i had a...
    kimmie74 kimmie74 31-35 Feb 5, 2009

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