Brian O'Grady on April 23rd, 2017

It was brought to my attention that the Amsterdam posts never concluded the trip. Tonight we met together as a team for a final time to enjoy home made pizza, share pictures and discuss the trip. Speaking for the team, I want to thank each person that prayed for us, helped us financially, and provided items to […]

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Brian O'Grady on April 6th, 2017

For our final two full days in the country, we experienced the Dutch culture and missionary life from different perspectives. Wednesday started out with a bus ride out to Keukenhof to see where over 10 million tulips have been planted and are coming into full bloom. The tulip crop is in the top 10 of […]

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Brian O'Grady on April 4th, 2017

     The week started out very busy. On Monday, Chris Harris’s step counter registered over 19,000 steps.   No one on the team complained, especially considering we were being led by 6 month pregnant Kaylee. The morning began with the men and women each going to different restaurants for breakfast. This provided opportunity for us to […]

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Brian O'Grady on April 2nd, 2017

This morning was spent worshipping at Grace Church Amsterdam. We had the opportunity to fellowship with the church before the service. The worship through music was awesome, and we enjoyed a great message from Luke 23:1-25. After lunch today several walked around the area for the afternoon.  Jo, Megan, and Chris went into an antique […]

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Brian O'Grady on April 2nd, 2017

Praise the Lord.  We appreciate all your prayers. The team and luggage arrived in Amsterdam on schedule. We were able to get through all the connections and customs with no problems. The weather was great for flying. A special thanks to Nathan and Doug for driving us to Chicago. The first day was spent getting […]

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