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Faith Forged in Fire (My Experience in The Agape Year)

“For those of you who don’t know, Agape Year is a new gap year program for recently graduated high schoolers. The program is located in Pittsburgh, and is an Anglican Global Mission Partners’ Initiative. Agape Year’s tagline is “Go deep. Go far. Go tell.” Over the course of eight months, the students (AKA “fellows”) spend four months in Pittsburgh serving at various ministries and studying scripture (going deep), about two months in Thailand (going far), and the last two months sharing testimonies at churches (going to tell). I just finished Agape Year this past May, and I can’t believe how much I’ve changed in just eight months…”

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And I Tell You, You Are Peter, and on this Rock I will Build my Church

“After spending a couple of weeks in Thailand this January, I had the opportunity to stopover in Laos for a few days on my back to Pittsburgh. I was excited to see another ministry that is run by the Anglican Diocese of Singapore, our partners in Chiang Mai Thailand…”

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Of Bomb cyclones, Dengue fever, and God’s providence

We’d finished the first portion of Agape Year, engaging with local ministries and churches in Pittsburgh and been preparing for our time overseas with the Anglican Church in Chiang Mai, Thailand. We’d gone through thoughtful and meaningful prep and prayer with New Wineskins. We’d had a great time delving into cross cultural and ministry training with SAMS. Our bags were packed. Visas acquired. We were ready. And, then 5,000 flights were cancelled out of JFK airport due to a weather phenomenon called a “bomb cyclone”...

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