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My Heart for Haiti

My call to missions began in fall of 2010. I had moved Augusta, Georgia in the summer and was trying to find a home church. By early fall I had been dying for a young adult group to get to know people my age and have people to hang out with. I began attending college age group at a church we only went to a few times and we were doing a book study on Radical by David Platt. This book is mission minded and it helped me realize how desperate people in other countries were. He shared stories of his mission trips and I wanted to make an impact like he had. During this study we attended a church during their mission’s emphasis month. Each week they had a different pastor from a different country preach and of course they used stories from their mission field to illustrate. One Sunday morning I began to think about how awesome it would be to be a missionary full time. This thought had NEVER crossed my mind before so I kept it quiet and tucked in the back of my head. One pastor during that mo…