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Reflections by the 3 Amigos

Alan: Today was a day of reflection. I think it finally got to us all that camp was over and the kids are gone.  A few of us have started communicating with the kids via whatsapp already. It is encouraging to know that we can continue to stay in contact and encourage them in their faith...

October 7, 2018October 7, 2018by
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Day 5 of ILA Camp – Hard to believe it’s over

2018 ILA camp is over! But is it really? With all of the relationships developed over the last five days, and after intense teaching, mentoring, worship, prayer, team-building, and of course fun, this camp experience will live on in all of our hearts. We can already see the impact it is having in the excitement...

October 5, 2018October 5, 2018by
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Day 4 of ILA Camp – Overwhelmed with gratitude

Sitting in the debriefing meeting at the close of our day I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for what has happened. Before the meeting we saw the sun set in a colorful, expansive panorama of trees and pastel clouds. Nearly a week full of teaching, activities, team building and worship has lead to NINE first year learners...

October 4, 2018October 12, 2018by
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Day 2 of ILA Camp – Group Projects

Hello from South Africa! The second day of the ILA camp was full throttle!  After breakfast the learners got right into their classes for the day.  It was awesome seeing the learners from last year and how they have grown in their faith and leadership. The 2ndand 3rdyear learners are so confident and putting their...

October 3, 2018October 4, 2018by
First day of ILA Camp – Smiles Galore!
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First day of ILA Camp – Smiles Galore!

The beauty of this country is one thing, but the beauty of the smiles on the learners’ faces of the ILA is heartwarming beyond imagination!  After a bit of anxiety over the start of the camp, God’s mighty spirit filled the mall as the Learners piled into the registration area. As the smiles, laughter and...

October 1, 2018October 1, 2018by
FASA and ILA, Start your engines!
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FASA and ILA, Start your engines!

Happy Sunday! This morning we had a worship dedication time at Agape church in Lephalale, South Africa.  The message was based on Proverbs 16:3 which is “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and He will establish your plans”.   What an awesome instruction on giving the ILA camp and the learners over to Christ to...

September 30, 2018September 30, 2018by
Travel Day – Team arrived safely!
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Travel Day – Team arrived safely!

The ILA Team has arrived safe and sound thanks to Francois, our tour guide/driver.  The team is all doing well, although weary of traveling.  We had a tour of the FASA Lodge & Conference Center.  That was followed by a fabulous dinner.  We enjoyed hearing  Jody & Kathy share about their call to ministry with...

September 28, 2018September 28, 2018by
God has been at work!
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God has been at work!

Hello All, The time with the children has come to a close.  Mixed emotions.  Excitement for lives changed.  Sadness that the children are gone.  Amazed at what the Lord has done in and through the group.  Finished the week feeling a little tired and worn out, but feeling the joy of serving the Lord.   Before...

October 7, 2017October 7, 2017by
God has done great things!
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God has done great things!

Hello FASA followers! Well, we woke today to a beautiful day with clouds and an awesome breeze. The heat yesterday took me out big time so the cooler weather that was brought in by the brief storm last night was a very welcome relief. And so our last day of camp began….Let me say, that...

October 6, 2017October 6, 2017by
A very full day indeed!  Blog # 7
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A very full day indeed! Blog # 7

Hello friends and family, Today started bright and early at 5:30 am with a gorgeous sunrise AND with the famous…..Polar Plunge!  We filled the slip and slide with tons of ice and then placed balloons and balls with different point values on them.  They had to grab as many as they could to win points...

October 5, 2017October 5, 2017by
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