Missions

Day Four

Well, I don’t have a lot of news to report for today, but we continue to make progress on the clinic. Plumbing has proven to be more challenging than originally anticipated, but otherwise things are progressing. I spent some quality time this morning singing songs and playing games with the kids.… Read the rest

Family

Day 3 (Brent’s view)

Yesterday was a game changer. For the first time, I felt deep inside me, the desire to adopt a child. As I walked up to church with our group, Jess was holding the hand of one of the girls. As we exited out the entry gate she grabbed my hand as well.… Read the rest

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Day Two (now with pictures!)

Before I get going on the happenings of our life here at Rehoboth, we were not affected by Japan’s 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred around 1:00 pm our time yesterday. Our prayers are with the relief effort of the many aid workers in Japan and the surrounding costal communities.… Read the rest

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Our first day at Rehoboth

When we arrived at Rehoboth Children’s home in the little hours of the morning it was very quiet. It was around 2 am and everyone was asleep, and we wished that we could be sleeping. That is one thing that a 24 hour journey will do to you, with little rest and uncomfortable confines.… Read the rest

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Jim Litle

Jim Litle shares a bit about the upcoming trip to the Philippines in March, 2011. Click through to see the video!… Read the rest

Family

Fun Weekend

Jess and I had the opportunity to go to Georgetown Lake this last weekend to spend time with my Brother, his wife Annie and their recently turned one-year-old Evelyn. Click through for some pictures!… Read the rest

Photo/Video

Story Mill

Story MillThe story mill in Bozeman, MT is probably one of my favorite places to visit when I feel the muse to take some picture. It is probably cliche for me to continue to go there, as it is popular among the photography crowd, but I do enjoy the vacant structure.… Read the rest

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Josh McKenzie

Josh McKenzie, leader of the Montana short term mission team, lays out the basic of what will be done once the team of 14 individuals travels to Rehoboth Children’s Home in the Philippines, in March of 2011. The team will be aiding in the construction of a medical center.… Read the rest

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Pancake Breakfast and Raffle Fundraiser

Come support a local team. They are headed to Rehoboth Children’s Home in the Philippines to assist in building a medical clinic. On January 29th at New Hope Bible Church in Belgrade, MT, we are hosting a Pancake Breakfast and Raffle Fundraiser.… Read the rest

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Immunizations: CHECK!

Jess and I are now immunized for our trip to the Philippines in March. Please continue to follow thepowell.com during this time of preparation. I hope to get some interviews of the various team members up shortly.… Read the rest