Cambodia Prayer Calendar: Week Four, February 11 - February 17
Happy Sunday! Hope this finds you well and looking forward to a day of rest. This is the last week of intentionally praying over our Cambodia Haven Retreat - we'd love it if you feel led/burdened to continue praying for the women involved in this retreat after everything is said and done, so please pray as the Lord leads. And once again - Thank You - so much for being a part of this journey with us, your prayers make a huge difference, and not only to the women we've been pra
So, we can dance...
As the women processed their lives we held their stories. There is something about being away from home and away from “the norm” that frees women up to share deeply. Both attendees and volunteers shared their personal stories, encouraging and building up one another. There were stories of tragedy, trauma, abuse, abandonment, adultery, fear, and shame. There were deep wounds and spiritual shackles over many souls before God stepped into their world and revealed His grace, merc
Our attendees have been welcomed and our sessions have begun! Laughter fills the room and Love whispers grace throughout the day. There is grace in sharing vulnerably. There is grace in receiving gifts. There is grace in choosing to invest in self care. There is grace in the message that we hear and the individual ways in which we process such profound information. There is grace in language barriers as we seek to communicate and encourage one another. There is grace in silly
Preparing the Table
Our volunteer preparation covers a broad spectrum of what to anticipate and how to prepare your heart for what is ahead in this upcoming retreat. Mary is volunteering with Azmera for the first time on this retreat. This is not her first time in Cambodia or overseas, however! She grew up in Cambodia as a missionary kid with parents who were serving locally. She processed this time beautifully so we'd love to share her thoughts with you! Words that stand out: Plenty | Abundance
Hi, Welcome to Cambodia!
Our entire team has officially assembled upon the beautiful town of Sihanoukville. We have spent the past two days in intensive training in preparation for this upcoming retreat and to prepare our hearts to welcome our beloved attendees. Training consists of prayer, copious amounts of details, gifts to assemble, stories to be shared, and laughter to resonate throughout the room. It includes bonding and the strengthening of our team through various activities. It includes meal
Cambodia Prayer Calendar: Week Three, February 4 - February 10
Greetings! Hope this finds you well and looking forward to the week ahead. This is the third week in our Cambodia prayer journey, we're so excited to have you along with us! (Sorry it's a day late!) February 4: N - for wisdom in raising her children as she works and is involved in ministry; for discernment in where and how she is using and giving her time. Pray for her to have courage and peace in saying "no" to the things that will take her time and attention where it's not