Summer Missions Blog 2015

India, See you Later!

[huge_it_slider id="26"]   At dawn of Tuesday morning, we awoke and left Mori, India, many of us with tears in our eyes as we said goodbye to our new friends who had become like family to us. We had heavy hearts as we left because our time had come and passed much too...

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Home – Day 19

Two days of traveling and we are back in the US. Somehow, even with all our travels to and from India, we managed without a single hiccup. God has been good to us, and the past few days although a blur have been beneficial. As a team we started discussing what coming...

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Final Day in Mori, India

What a wonderful last day here in Mori for the Simpson team! We started off with a devotion led by Alison on 2 Corinthians 9:6-11, in which she talked about how the Lord supplies all of our needs for ministry. We have all been encouraged by God's work here in Mori and...

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Saying Goodbye – Day 18

Time is a funny thing; some moments feel like days while some days feel like moments. Our final moments have come too quickly, yet it feels like a lifetime ago that we piled into a van outside of APU and headed to LAX to begin our journey. God has worked in mysterious...

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The Lord’s Day

The Simpson team woke up this Sunday morning to black stormy skies, rain, and lightning! The rain was a welcome relief from the heat! We started the day off at church with a message by Matt Sanders on how our works could never reconcile us to God, and they only way we...

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The Lord’s Day – Day 17

  This morning, Matt gave a wonderful sermon on living in the Lord’s power. It is true that, as humans, we have the ability to do things. However, we can only make it so far on our own. When we finally come to the end of ourselves, realizing that our flesh can only do...

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Joyful Hearts

Happy weekend from Mori, India! Saturday was a slower paced day for the Simpson team, but still filled with many chances to love on the wonderful people of this area. We started the day off with devotions, then got to work giving one of Subbamma Christian Hospital's...

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Lightning, Nursing, and AC – Day 15

  This morning, Natalie gave an amazing devotional where she talked about how God redeems everybody and everything. She talked about how she has seen God’s redeeming work in tough life situations and with family members. We were all impressed with her delivery and...

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A Day full of Joy

What an incredible day for the Simpson team! We started the morning off with a devotion led by Ashleigh on James 3, in which she spoke of the power of our speech for either good or bad. It was a great reminder that we can use our words to tear people down or to build...

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New Heights and New Sights – Day 15

Every year, the teachers of Riverside School take the community by storm—canvassing the surrounding areas to advertise Riverside School and connect with the families of current students. We went into many different communities, parading up and down the street, sitting...

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Sunny Day

The Simpson Team woke up Thursday morning to sunny skies and our hottest and most humid day so far in India! Jessica led the devotion through Romans 8:35-39 and reminded us that nothing can separate us from the love of God, and that we are more than conquerors through...

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God’s Movement in Mori – Day 14

Over a century ago, a missionary by the name of Charles Whitehouse, at the age of 18, moved to India. Although he left the love of his life back home in England, he spent the rest of his days sharing the love of Christ to the people in Mori. Whitehouse educated and...

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An Exciting and Joyful Day

Wednesday was another very warm and beautiful day here in Mori, India! We started the day off with a devotion by Marvin, followed by a lecture on innovation by Dr. Darwin. Right after that, we held our final nursing seminar for students from KIMS Nursing College. We...

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Servanthood and Innovation – Day 13

Marvin (One of the leaders of the Simpson nursing team) started the day off by praying for the leadership of India after a stellar devotional. We then were privileged to hear a lesson from Chairman Sir about open innovation and business models as they apply to the...

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With Jasmine In Our Hair – Day 12

Surprisingly, the APU team has had amazing feedback regarding the Teacher’s Training. Although none of us are teachers, the discipleship portions of the day are refreshing our souls. Today, Pastor Kay gave an extremely impactful session on the soul. She spoke on how...

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