Month: August 2016

Why God Set You Apart

Momentum Missions

In July, 42 students and leaders had the amazing opportunity to travel nineteen hours to Ponce Inlet, FL to attend Student Life Beach Camp and learn under David Platt, head of the International Mission Board. This is what we learned:

set apart

Clutching all of their worldly belongings in five plastic shopping bags the family of six Syrians stepped out in faith into the dark night. The war in Syria had gone on far too long and their once safe home had become a battleground-they had no choice but to flee. They traveled at night, under the light of the moon, and slept during the day, hidden under trees and bushes. When they finally crossed through Turkey, only one thing remained between them and safety and freedom-the Aegean Sea. Scam artists would overcharge refugees to get in flimsy rubber rafts and sail across the tumultuous, frigid sea. The family checked into a cramped hostel…

View original post 819 more words

The Heart of “Why We Do What We Do”

The Tindall Window

These first couple days of New Staff Training (NST) for CRU (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) have been full of many “pause and think “moments in which much self introspection and reflection have occurred for all in attendance. Personally, for me this has been great as I have felt the past couple months to be a big blur of life changes including college graduation in May, a cross country move from Kansas to California over the summer and the biggest life change of getting married in August. With all these things happening in my life, it has been hard at some points over the last couple months to feel the passion I have for serving as a missionary with CRU and how God has divinely called me to serve him in this capacity. The training staff here really understand that people are coming from all sorts of possibly vision draining…

View original post 604 more words

What’s New?

The Tindall Window

Moving is intense, a flurry of emotions. Excitement mixed with fear, thrill mixed with dread, longing to arrive mixed with a longing to stay. The last four weeks have definitely been a whirlwind. We left for Indiana on August 3rd, taking five days to drive. We moved into our brand new apartment on August 8th, and officially began work by attending a Cru retreat on August 12th.

IMG_1031 Standing in front of our U-BOX, which held basically all of our worldy possessions.

Where do I even begin? God has been doing tremendous work in us these last 3 ½ years. We have been exhausted beyond what we thought was possible, forced to rely on the Lord for every single piece of our lives. What a thrill, when He is doing the work we cannot do! We are so grateful to finally be in Indiana beginning…

View original post 563 more words