Greetings from Los Angeles!
The team has been busy making the final touches to the house...and the decorations are looking fantastic. We have all definitely had the opportunity to exercise our creative sides! Below are some wonderful posters created by our talented staff, interns, and the kids. A particular favorite is one by Gunnar Buxman- "Team Jesus wins again"!
We have been praying for the students who arrive tomorrow and who will be taking over the blog in the coming weeks. Its going to be an exciting few days as everyone settles in, gets to know each other and prepares for the week ahead. Please be praying for safe travels for all our students tomorrow and for God’s presence to really be in this house!
One of the special things about UP-LA is the opportunity we have to grow together as a family. Over the next three weeks we will live, eat, learn and serve together and learn more about what it means to be part of the body of Christ. Today in our prayer meeting we focused on 1 Corinthians 12, where Paul talks about the body of Christ and how every part is valuable and unique. We are all created for a purpose and have different gifts and talents that are given to us for the purpose of furthering God’s kingdom. It’s exciting to know that everyone on the project has been brought here by our heavenly Father, and that he has something specific and special planned for each one of us. What a comfort to know that we need be nothing other than ourselves and can let God work!
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