My friends and I stood scrunched together at our small, city-airport, arrival’s gate. We anticipated with wonder that perhaps some new life change would be soon walking toward us. Just two days prior, I had been contacted by a local resettlement office... Read More
The psalmist celebrated the coming Messiah with the same imagery: “You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy. Psalm 45:7 ... Read More
Each week of advent traditionally focuses on a single theme, leading up to Christmas, when the birth of Christ is celebrated. This week's theme is hope, as we reflect on the hope of those waiting for the Messiah and the hope that God sustains in us today... Read More
by Caden Crosby
"We were going to find a way to celebrate with them this year. We have been planning our Haiti “wedding” as long as we have our real ceremony in the States! Read More
One Cup. One Dream.
One year ago today we opened our doors to the public and it has been a year chock-full of learning, love, confusion, a few lockdowns, a couple of crises, several college journeys beginning...
In January 2005, I had recently turned my heart back to God and was preparing for my first mission trip with GPPD. I heard about the devestating tsunami that...Read More
Long before Thanksgiving even arrives, we are accosted with shopping advertisements, flashy lights, and other harbingers of a commercialized form of Christmas that would have made shepherds quake at the sight...Read More