Timothy Christian Group March - 2019 | Hungry For Life
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March 2019: ,

A team of 12 including HFL leader Jason Krul traveled to the community of Yapak in the Philippines. They assisted in various community development projects including construction of several homes in partnership with Strong Roots Ministries.

Team Testimonials:

"I'll count my blessings and not focus on the negative, going forward."
"This mission is focused on the children and the next generations which is great to see as they will become the future of the Philippines."
"I didn't really realize what developing countries were like until I actually came here. It made me see what a community based life they live compared to ours."
"It broke my heart that some of the kids couldn't attend gym hour hosted by our team because they didn't own shoes."
"I'll now try to see the beauty in everything."
"I'm going to watch my actions from now on because I've seen how big of an impact they can make."
"I am going to appreciate what I have and try to be more giving from now on."
"God spoke to me when we were in church singing with all the kids... 'Shout to the Lord' showed me how we can praise Him more."
"It broke my heart when one boy told me that 'wishes don't come true'. He really believed that."

Team Blog:

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Goodbyes

Goodbyes are always difficult.  This morning we delivered food care packages to the two families who we built the homes for.  It was touching to see and hear about their overwhelming gratitude to the Lord and also the team for helping with the house construction.

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Monday, April 1st, 2019

Last day in Yapak

Today was our last day here and turned out to be very impactful.  We started the day with finishing the last bit of painting on both of the houses we built and building some shelving in the large house.  Both families were very appreciative and thankful for their new homes.  At one point Opa was

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Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Sunday

Started the day off wth an amazing breakfast and praising God in church! Here in the Philippines, the children come around 1-2 hours before church would even start. They have so little and yet so happy to worship our Saviour.

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Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Saturday

    Today felt like a short, humid day. This morning after breakfast the girls went to pick up the sandbags; which part of the group had filled earlier, and the guys headed for the job site.

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Friday, March 29th, 2019

Building and planting rice

This morning we woke up had breakfast, and headed out to the job site. Jordan and Eric went to the first house and poured the last step and mixed the concrete in the family bathroom. The rest of the crew worked at the second home.

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Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Thursday

This morning we woke up to sunshine and had breakfast. After breakfast, Eric and Blair headed off to the first job site to concrete a step, and Vanessa and I finished the painting there also. While we doing the rest of us went to house number two.

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Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Building and painting

After a night with no power we woke up and had breakfast. After breakfast the guys headed off to the first job site. There they finished sheeting the walls and roof of the house. Us girls loaded all of the wood into the shuttle and dropped it off at the other job site.

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