Monday, January 24, 2022 4:29 PM

prabhudas legacy

Monday, January 24, 2022 4:29 PM
Monday, January 24, 2022 4:29 PM

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

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:32 PM

thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:32 PM
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:32 PM

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

Monday, May 24, 2021 7:30 PM

returning home

Monday, May 24, 2021 7:30 PM
Monday, May 24, 2021 7:30 PM

How do overseas workers feel when returning "home" for a visit? Charles, one of our GPPD Associates in Slovakia, shares a missionary’s story and some of his personal experiences navigating culture and change...

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Monday, May 3, 2021 4:30 PM

looking back

Monday, May 3, 2021 4:30 PM
Monday, May 3, 2021 4:30 PM

On May 3, 2003, official documents were signed stating that we were recognized as a legal 501(c)3 organization. Today, we celebrate 18 years of God’s faithfulness and provisions and give Him praise and glory for what He has done...

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Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:15 AM

easter mlk

Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:15 AM
Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:15 AM

On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot at a hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. The shadow of his assassination still falls on its fifty-third anniversary this Easter Sunday...

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Monday, March 1, 2021 5:33 PM

Every Drop Counts

Monday, March 1, 2021 5:33 PM
Monday, March 1, 2021 5:33 PM

1. Pray: “On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink...

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:13 AM

Group Takes Action

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:13 AM
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:13 AM
In January of 2016, Jonathan joined a Gpartners team and traveled to India. His 10 day trip was only the beginning of a ripple effect that would matter eternally for people on both sides of the globe. 
 
On his third night in India, He was able to experience a water well dedication. Jonathan shares, "I knew about the clean water well program, but I didn't know anything about 'dedicating’ them. I didn’t know what was going to happen.” The group huddled around the well and were asked to start singing. “People started coming out of their homes to look at us. One of our team members started telling the story of creation, the fall of man, the provision from God for our sin, the redemption plan, the whole nine yards. They now know God’s love for them!”
 
“When I came home, I told Lisa, my wife, 'a dedication is an opportunity for the Good News to be shared with people who had never heard it before. It’s a tangible reminder that someone came and told them God loves them and has a plan for their lives.' It’s an opportunity. It’s convicting. To realize that something that seems so effortless can change the lives of so many."
 
“I came home and told my community group for our local church about it and they wanted to be involved. We decided to do a garage sale and we raised the funds for a clean water well in India. When people learned of what we were doing, an item that cost 2 dollars, they gave $20 for it and said 'keep the change, it's for a good cause’."
 
"I know that a lot of intentions for short term mission trips are that we can go and do something to help change others lives, but it always seems to change our own as well, and for the better."
 
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