Thursdays are tough…

By the time that you get your mind and body to Thursday of a week-long mission trip, you’re usually pretty spent. Your energy faded a couple of days ago and now your mind is feeling the ill effects of sleep deprivation. What is great about our students though was their willingness to fight through that. […]

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Gospel Day!

Each year during VBS at Mission:Rush, the students are given an opportunity to share the Gospel with children. This is a very cool thing for students to do because it helps establish the confidence that they can have these conversations with people and that they do know enough to share the Gospel with anyone. The entire day […]

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Still Growing…

We went into Tuesday morning not knowing what to expect. The fact that we had almost tripled the number of kids we were expecting on Monday meant that we could have a slight drop-off on Tuesday, or we could stay the same, or we could even grow some. We planned for the last option and […]

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Shaving Cream and Worship

After two outdoor (and very hot for the first time this summer) service projects, students got the chance to cool off and compete in the Shaving Cream and Water Gun War. We passed out over 30 containers of shaving cream and each student had their water gun of choice to do battle with. Once the bell […]

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We Said Flexible Right?

After talking with the students last night about flexibility being our key word for the week, we had plenty of opportunity to practice it on Monday morning. In previous years, VBS would build throughout the week. 30-40 students would show up on the first day and the group would grow as kids begin to grab […]

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Sunday – Prep Night

We have arrived, unloaded and finished up final preparations for a great week of Mission:Rush. Tonight has been full of laughing and old stories as veterans and newbie’s to Mission:Rush alike moved in to the wonderful Spring Hill Retreat Center in Richardson. Students spent much of the night getting moved in and set up in […]

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Almost there…

VBS Over the next 24 hours, students will begin to finish up their final preparations for Mission:Rush. After over a month of prayer and meeting with their different groups, they are ready to lead Vacation Bible School for the Karen Trip children. Many of these children have faced more hardships in their short lives than we will […]

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