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Hunter’s Story: Why I Did A DTS

September 17, 2021
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When I was in eighth grade, I went to Brazil with our church. This was my first missions trip ever! We built a house for a missionary couple that was moving to a village in the Amazon. Here, I instantly fell in love with missions. I’ve always loved traveling, and being able to bless others…

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Kathryn’s Story: Why I Did DTS

August 20, 2021
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When I was in high school, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. I really struggled with anxiety and depression and didn’t know how to move forward. I had plenty of time to figure out what I wanted to do, but I spent so much time worrying about the future I…

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Befriending our Neighbors & a God Who Sees

April 16, 2021
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With our eyes on the nations, we know God has placed us in Louisville and there are needs we can meet. Each week, we have time set aside to reach out locally. We’re committed to seeing the Gospel go forth in Louisville and the nations through things like: helping out at soup kitchens, cleaning up…

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Audrey’s Story: What’s Changed?

January 8, 2021
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My walk with God was pretty much just attending church before DTS. I believed things I wanted to believe and lived the way I wanted to live.   Before I did my DTS, I struggled a lot with insecurities and knowing that I am valuable, that I matter and my voice matters. I also struggled with…

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Gabi’s Story: What’s Changed?

December 11, 2020
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Before coming to DTS I really struggled with the question if God truly loved me. During the beginning of my senior year of high school, I wasn’t following the Lord at all. I had stopped going to church and stopped hanging out with my church friends. Anything that had to do with God, I wanted…

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Marissa’s Story: What’s Changed?

December 4, 2020
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All my life I have been a Christian. I remember accepting Jesus into my heart at age 3. I went to a Christian school, church every Sunday and had an amazing Christian family. But, even though I’d grown up Christian, there were lies about God and how He saw me that I continually believed. Ever…

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Jose’s Story: What’s Changed?

November 13, 2020
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My walk with God before DTS was very much based on religion and shame. I was raised Catholic, so I was very familiar with God, it was just my understanding that I was always in the wrong with Him and there had to be things I did constantly to try to earn a few minutes…

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