Here’s what 2018 participants had to say…

“This trip impacted me spiritually–I really appreciated having the devo time in the morning, the power hour in the afternoon, and the debrief at night. Each of these times were great and very helpful.”

“This trip impacted me so very much. I got to see God move in ways that I’ve never seen Him move before and I got to see Him grow in my life and push me to do things outside my comfort zone.”

“My favorite Power Hour was the Power of Story. I got to know people in my youth group more and it impacted me to think about my story and what I have to offer the world…It gave me a mission/goal to go home with.”

“This trip brought me closer to God, and gave me a sense of purpose.”

“I was a little reluctant to come but being here away from home was really good for me and it felt so good to help people…it was just an overall fantastic trip.”

“This trip helped me set my priorities straight..the overall experience helped motivate me to make more of an effort to step out…The whole experience gave me a ‘glimpse’ of the advantages we have and take for granted.”

“This trip taught me how to recognize that people in need are right in front of your face and you just need to take the opportunities.”

“This trip has really inspired me to be more intentional with my prayer and devo time.”

“This was probably the best week of my life.”

“I loved hearing testimonies, and getting to know new people and hear how God is at work.”

“I loved it so much and I would come back in a heartbeat.”

“To see how the Lord is using the church to bring dignity and redemption and purpose to those inmates is absolutely stunning and humbling.”

“Hearing the testimonies was the best part of the trip.”

“The interns were the best: servant-hearted, hard-working, kind, compassionate, vulnerable, humble, generous, fun, enthusiastic, just completely awesome!”

“I realized how much of this stuff I never do or would never have thought to do before. Now I know what I can do in my own community.”

“I absolutely loved handing out Blessing Bags. It was amazing listening to their stories. It took me outside of my comfort zone. I found our Power Hours meaningful, and I truly felt growth in my faith.”

“I LOVED interacting with the kids at Neighborhood Bible Club. It was a blast!”

“To be honest, this whole trip was very, very fun.”