Shining the Light of the Gospel

2015 Asia - RACHEL - edited

We came to the university to serve in the English Conversation Office, where we each taught one or two classes. While teaching was our task, we were also dedicated to shining the light of the Gospel into the darkness our students lived in, through relationship-building, prayer, and welcoming students into our lives . . .

The Spark of Life I Had Been Waiting For

2015 Boardwalk Chapel - photo CROPPED for Featured Photo from Tina Nakhla

My visit to the chapel influenced me in more ways than I ever anticipated it would, and I’ve come to see Christianity from many new perspectives that continue to build my relationships with God and his people . . .

Swept Off My Feet By The Lord’s Grace

2015 Uganda testimonial photo 1 CROPPED 2 from Laura Dowds

Being a member of Team Uganda 2015 was an experience that changed my life. Actually, it didn’t just change my life. It changed me. Short-term mission trips do that to people. We go in thinking that we have all of this knowledge and wisdom to share, but in the end, we are the ones who learn so much . . .

Our Goal Was To Show God’s Love

2015 Quebec E4K from Anna Ormsby CROPPED

Our goal was to show God’s love through this camp, but only Christ’s love and grace can open the hearts of these children to truly know him . . .

Photo Gallery: Service and Outreach in Naples 2015

2015 Lake Sherwood to Naples photo 13 from deBoer naples hausler at st matts

I know the testimony and credibility of our church was enhanced by the loving service of this team to the neighboring charter school, the businesses in our office park, and the staff at St. Matthew’s House . . .

Team Brick: Hurricane Sandy Service Trip

2015 Midwest to Brick photo 2

Pete Onnink, a carpenter by trade and volunteer youth leader at Covenant OPC in Orland Park, IL, saw the request for Hurricane Sandy relief work (ongoing almost 3 years after the storm!) and thought it would make a great youth trip . . .

Venture Mission 2015: Report and Testimonials

2015 Venture Mission - photo 2 from Kelly Rose

Much relies on the maturity and initiative of the team members, many of whom have served year after year and have grown both in their commitment to missions and their love for the children they meet . . .

A Zeal That Can Only Be Inspired by the Spirit

2015 New Hope OPC and Calvary Glenside at Boardwalk Chapel - photo 1 from Ann Burden

No other week has given me greater proof that God is active in His relationship with me. I came to the Chapel looking to be revitalized with a stronger passion for Christ, and the Spirit answered my prayers far beyond what I could have ever expected . . .

Seed Planters

2015 Quebec St Georges E4K photo 1 CROPPED from Sharon Knotts

We were there to plant seeds. We weren’t the gardener, just the planters. Our job was to plant the Word of God in every way we could, whether by lessons, songs, or actions . . .

English for Kids (Quebec City): Wrap-Up Report

2015 Quebec E4K Suzy and Jennifer CROPPED photo from Jennifer Nelson

God answered our prayers and we had three successful camps. Please continue to pray for the kids that we taught. We may not be seeing the fruit of our labors right away, but we hope and pray that God uses the seeds we have sown to bring these people to Him . . .

Key West Evangelism Training: Leaders’ Reports

2015 Key West - Grace Columbus - photo 9 from Sinacori - Bill Welzien's board

We are very thankful that you took the time each day to talk in depth with us as a group. Your explanation of why we witness and evangelize was refreshing. You showed us how to use God’s authority for reaching people with truth and love . . .

Key West Evangelism Training: Teen Testimonials

2015 Key West - Grace Columbus - photo 2 from Sinacori

I found it very interesting seeing how all those different people on the pier reacted to God’s word. In our sometimes protected world we never see the effects of God’s word on unbelievers, and seeing the wide variety or responses people had was very eye-opening . . .

Donate Items to the Boardwalk Chapel

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In order to help us keep the Boardwalk Chapel (Wildwood, New Jersey) apartments and staff housing stocked up for the busy summer schedule, we would welcome receiving the following household items by donation . . .