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Honduras Bolivia Mission Trip (Bayou La Batre, Alabama)

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6 Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Calatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia. 7 When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them to. - Acts 16: 6-7 (NIV)



Most of you may have heard already, but we weren't able to go to Honduras on our mission trip. A military coup in Honduras made it too dangerous to take 18 teens there. A last minute decision was made to make an alternative trip to Bayou La Batre, Alabama. This area was also hit hard by Hurricane Katrina but there wasn't as much attention given to rebuilding like in New Orleans.
The Hemley Road Church in Bayou La Batre has been in existence since Hurricane Katrina. They purchased a flood damaged building from another church and have been working on it ever since. They have also coordinated a massive community outreach effort. This church is overseen by the El Campo Church of C…

Update on My Reading

It's been a while since I've updated my blog, obviously. I want first to catch up on the books that I've read since the two Kiyosaki books. A partial list (the ones I really enjoyed) is here:

How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale CarnegieCreating Wealth by Robert AllenMultiple Streams of Internet Incomeby Robert AllenTwelve Pillars by Jim Rohn & Chris WidenerThe 5 Lessons A Millionaire Taught Meby Richard Paul EvansThink & Grow Rich by Napoleon HillThe E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. GerberThe Richest Man in Babylon by George S. ClasonHow to Stop Worrying & Start Living - Dale CarnegieThe Art of Influence by Chris WidenerMagic of Thinking Big by David SchwartzMultiple Streams of Income by Robert AllenThe Automatic Millionaire by David BachThe Bible by GOD
These are not in order, just the way I read them. I've been reading in the Bible for a few months now and I'm about to finish it. It's been, by far, the best book I've read. I didn'…