My First International Flight

I hope you come prepared for a laugh. Here is a brief overview of my first international flight. 10:30 – My team and I left for the El Paso airport. Because my flight was booked late, I was on a separate flight than all of my other teammates. 11:00 – We...

In the Air

Well, as I am writing this, it is 3:15 AM Atlantic time and I am 30,000 feet in the air. When I look around I see many people sprawled across their rows, several more snuggled up with a blanket, and some are utilizing every sleep-aid known to man. As for me? I cannot...

Destination Reached

After an exhausting and hectic flight, we finally made it to Buenos Aires. It is crazy to think of this as my new home for two months. We were greeted at the airport by our hosts, Carlos and Robin Radi. They are a couple that work as missionaries for the Nazarene...

YIM’s Amazing Race

The first half of today was devoted to a scavenger hunt challenge between the teams. We were dropped off at a random location in El Paso, TX. At our drop-off point, we were given a clue. This clue led us to the next point where we found another clue. Clue one was to...

A Long Week Ahead

The term training camp does not appeal to my personality. I immediately think of push-ups and sprints. However, this is different. Over the next few days I will be preparing for my site, learning the strengths and weaknesses of myself and my team, I will be learning...