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A Whole New World Thanks for your prayers and your support! -Josh, Mallory, Megan, and Billy

Trip: India Missions Trip

There are [19] stories from my trip: India Missions Trip


INDIA | Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | Views [555] | Comments [3]

I realize that I haven’t written too often about what the Lord has been teaching me during my time in India. That is not because I haven’t learned anything of interest – actually quite the opposite – God has been unbelievably faithful to me. I have ... Read more >

Sangithum 32

USA | Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | Views [415] | Comments [7]

Sangithum (or however it's spelled) means Psalm in Tamil.  Psalm 32:7-8 says, "You are a hiding place for me; You preserve me from trouble; You surround me with shouts of deliverance.  I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; ... Read more >

Es Supair (It's super)

INDIA | Sunday, 13 Jul 2008 | Views [496] | Comments [3]

Thank you for praying for us and keeping up with the blog.  As I was thinking of what I wanted to write about I played through some of the lessons God has been teaching me during my time here.  God is good.  That has not changed no matter how I've been ... Read more >


INDIA | Sunday, 13 Jul 2008 | Views [753] | Comments [2]

So Josh and I feel like we need to put this story out there... Last Saturday, the two of us spent 6ish hours at a youth leadership conference at a church that was 3 hours away. It was an extremely rough day. We went with three people from the office, ... Read more >

Manipu! (Sorry)

INDIA | Saturday, 12 Jul 2008 | Views [550] | Comments [2]

Hey all - Yes, it has been a really long time since we've posted a story on our blog, and no, it's not because we don't love you all anymore.  Time has just gotten away from us recently and writing on the blog somehow escaped us...our apologies. We ... Read more >

Independence Day

USA | Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | Views [826] | Comments [10]

Take a deep breath.  The air filling your lungs is the air of freedom, bought with the precious blood of noble men who died courageously for their nation.  Can you feel the liberty coursing through your veins, stirring up images of Paul Revere's ride, ... Read more >

Gallery: Sup-air! (Super!)

INDIA | Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Press On

INDIA | Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | Views [785] | Comments [10]

Tobin and I visited a church together this Sunday and he preached a powerful sermon from the book of Habbakkuk (check it out if we haven't mentioned that already). One of the things he talked about that really encouraged me was from Hebrews 10:35-39 ... Read more >

Templeton's Demise

INDIA | Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | Views [908] | Comments [4]

About a week ago, Mallory and I were going about our 5:00 in the morning business (that's what time we wake up every day). We were over by the girls' dorm and we notice a huge pile of something covered with flies. Much to our joy, it turns out that Indian ... Read more >

It means what?!?

INDIA | Saturday, 28 Jun 2008 | Views [1279] | Comments [8]

So hilarious story: the community college girls on campus erupted in laughter after I said my name (the way the children pronounce it).  Megan and I were very confused as to why everyone kept laughing until we asked Sam Stephens (the president of IGL) ... Read more >

A day in the life

USA | Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | Views [581] | Comments [7]

Well it’s tough to describe a day in the life in India because schedules and times don’t have anywhere near the same kind of meaning that they do in the states.   Here’s a general idea of what we’re doing: 515 – wake up, walk outside to where the ... Read more >

more from Psalm 143

INDIA | Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | Views [561] | Comments [5]

   I wanted to write some more about Psalm 143 since the other day's post was so short. Thank you so much to all of you who answered immediately with encouragement - what a blessing! I realized after I read your comments that I may have caused more ... Read more >

hi mom (and everyone else especially juan)

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS | Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | Views [372] | Comments [2]

i will write on the blog soon. I promise. soemtime before I leave india. -billy p.s. even thought i haven't written on the blog i really do appreciate your prayers 

Psalm 143

INDIA | Sunday, 22 Jun 2008 | Views [532] | Comments [5]

Hello everyone! Just a quick post with a prayer request...I read Psalm 143 yesterday and thought I would throw it out there. Please pray that psalm for me if you think of it. Love you all! Thanks for all your love/prayers/support...we miss you meg

Gallery: Home Sweet New Home

INDIA | Saturday, 21 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery

Our first impressions...
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Thoughts from "Maladi"

INDIA | Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | Views [594] | Comments [13]

Hello everyone! It has been incredible and at times overwhelming to consider God's love which has been shown to us through the people here as well as the encouragement you each leave in your comments.  I can definitely tell that many of you have been ... Read more >

Getting to Work

INDIA | Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | Views [535] | Comments [8]

Today (Thursday) was more or less our first full day of work in Salem.  Billy and I began our day with some prayer before meeting the children in the chapel.  We spent the next several hours trying to learn and remember countless Indian names, being ... Read more >

Vanacum! (Hello!)

INDIA | Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | Views [2247] | Comments [6]

Hey everyone! We are finally here in India. After 40 hours of traveling and one exciting night in the Delhi airport Mallory, Tobin, and I met up with Billy in Bangalore. We all got into a car to travel to our final destination - Salem. The drive was exciting ... Read more >

Getting Ready in Hudson, OH

USA | Saturday, 14 Jun 2008 | Views [607] | Comments [10]

Hey everyone! Yesterday (6/13) I met up with Mallory at her house in Pittsburgh, and from there we drove to Megan's home in Hudson, OH.  Megan, Mallory and I will be relaxing and getting our final things in order here until our flight leaves the Cleveland ... Read more >