Trying to bless those in need…

Throughout the year we’re looking for ways to engage students in serving others. Each winter we turn our focus to our homeless neighbors and work to provide some needed items. Here’s a quick video summary…

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20 Feet and a Coaching Legacy

Westering coached football players have greatly impacted my leadership and philosophy, and I count myself grateful for being fortunate enough to “be around.”

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How Not to Behave in 15 Countries

 Traveling over the holidays? We found this quick overview of things to consider in 15 countries. If you’re looking to book a flight or hotel for your own cultural exploration Skyscanner has some great deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday! Add your cultural misbehavior in the comments!

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The Marathon

I’m taking some time to write this while it’s fresh in my mind, and it seems like a good excuse to sit still and let my muscles forget that we ran 42km yesterday. With the prescribed “night before inspirational movie” still playing in our minds, my family left the house for the train to downtown […]

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The Power of Play (Update)

Our lives are part of an epic, eternal story and I think fun is a big part of that. It is not an escaping from reality—but entering it more fully.

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A Weekend (Not) in Paris

This past weekend we were planning on escaping and going with friends to Paris.  There were a number of things leading up to the weekend making it clear that we shouldn’t go.  That created space and a weekend at home to catch up on a few things.  We did however feel the need to take […]

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Wondering what we’ve been up to?

Like always this is much overdue, but at least we’re consistent! Below is a link to our latest update and newsletter. We are so grateful for all of you who partner with us in this great adventure. Blessings, Brice and Julie Winter_Spring Update from the Johnsons!

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Kim Jong-Un and a missed opportunity.

Kim Jong-Un’s recent call for the execution of 33 Christians is a call to prayer and a reminder of a missed opportunity with an international school student in the 1990s. The following content is from Thomas Speckhardt, YouthCompass International. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The capital of North Korea lies over 5000 miles away from Berne, Switzerland. What does […]

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Karneval Kraziness

Every year our street shuts down and we become trapped on a parade route for the local Karneval celebration. This year 159 floats and bands passed by.  They were filled with costumed men, women, children and animals as they celebrated before the beginning of Lent. Here are a few pictures and videos to summarize the […]

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Video Highlights

Here are the video highlights from our first 1.5 years of ministry in Germany!

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