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SALUNGA, Pa. — The practice of taking a gap year between high school and college is growing in popularity, both among young people and educators.

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In my freshman year of high school, when my older brother decided to take a gap year, I was quite unsure about the idea. Why would anyone decide to interrupt the normal flow of education to do something else for a year?

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We talked to each of our three kids about taking a gap year.
Dan didn't take a gap year.
Katie didn't take a gap year.

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June 15, 2015

Stolen memories

podcastAfter learning that a file of many of their digital photos had been stolen, a missionary family focuses on what thieves can never steal and what moths cannot destroy!

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, June 13, 2015.

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My friend Andres and I visit regularly with the imam of the mosque in downtown Lancaster, Pa., and occasionally with others who are part of the community that worships there.

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LANCASTER, Pa. — Eastern Mennonite Missions worker Sean FitzGerald finds himself deeply and positively impacted by his recent service among and his ongoing relationships with Karen refugees from Burma living in Lancaster, Pa.

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May 1, 2015

Obedience

PULSE
From the president's heart (click here to read)

Repairs that take "forever"
A worker's reflection to the question "Where is God in all of this?".

Hanging on each word (click here to read)
What does one talk about when Muslim friends come for dinner on Good Friday?

Transplanting roots (click here to read)
A worker's reflections on returning to the United States after serving on a long-term assignment.

PERSPECTIVE
5 ways to be hospitable to immigrants and refugees (click here to view)

PORTFOLIO
Beautiful faces and places: a window into Central Asia (click here to view photos)

You don't need a passport and a visa to be "a light to the nations" (Isaiah 49:6)

What people groups have come to your county? How will you welcome them? Share Jesus with them?

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podcastWhat if we all responded to Jesus’ invitation to follow Him and fish for people? What if everyone were moving in mission? What might we do or where might we go?

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

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