- Who We Are
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By Victoria Ngai
This year, I went on my first ever short term missions trip to Mexicali. Originally, my intentions were to spend more time with my older brother Nicholas before he heads off to UC Berkeley, but by the end of the week, I saw God working in my life in unexpected ways. Leading up to the trip, I prepared myself physically and was ready to take on the bug bites and the burning sun, but I failed to prepare myself spiritually. My heart was focused on myself and my friends rather than God. I was too busy becoming excited about the time I would spend with my friends rather than becoming excited for the time I could spend with God. Read more
By Daniel Chun
During this trip to Mexicali, I saw how the world is caught up more in a spiritual battle than a physical battle. Since there were very few physical challenges this year, I was more concentrated on the spiritual aspects rather than the physical suffering.
First, I noticed that Gabriel had three bloody noses in a row at the same time of the day. I knew that something was up. For me, I had a lot of bloody noses growing up, so I knew that something major was happening when someone had more than a couple bloody noses. On Wednesday, Uncle Wayland and I prayed for Gabriel. He confessed for his sexual morality, but I sensed in my spirit that it was something completely different. Read more
By Oliver Ma
This summer, from June 23rd to June 29th, I, along with other Youth, went to Mexicali, Mexico to serve the Lord and spread His Word. This was my second time in Mexicali, so I was already familiar with the base and what we were doing.
Despite the familiarity, one of my favorite parts of the trip was passing out food and praying for the homeless. Although they may not have fully understood us, I still got this feeling that they received what we were praying for them and that it meant a lot. I used to have a fear of or even disliked homeless people, but through this experience, God has opened up my heart towards the homeless. Read more