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Another New Beginning

By |2019-08-21T03:02:00-04:00August 21, 2019|Adam Ormord: Blog Posts|

I'm writing this article early in the morning on August 6th, 2019, while listening to the sounds of energized and refreshed voices greeting one another, laughing together, and loving really well. Our team of twelve is here in Costa Rica to present KidZ at Heart Training for the very first time in this beautiful country.

The folks from Christ's Church in Effingham, Illinois, have stepped up to this "new beginning" in Costa Rica in a really big way. Seven of us have been trained to launch [...]

The Chatter in El Salvador

By |2019-04-22T13:47:13-04:00April 11, 2019|Adam Ormord: Blog Posts, Staff Blogs|

Stepping out into the early morning light I adjusted my senses to the unfamiliar sights and sounds of San Salvador. With my running shoes laced up and my headphones ready to rock, I glanced to the left and the right, determining which direction was the best.

As I contemplated my surroundings, I heard a sudden uproar of noise coming from beyond the treeline. Whatever it was, it was heading my way. I’d never heard anything quite like it before. The [...]

Speak, Lord, We Are Listening

By |2019-03-14T16:22:13-04:00March 14, 2019|Adam Ormord: Blog Posts|

“God told me to give you something of value, something meaningful to me, and I don’t know why.”

I spoke these emotionally fragile, hope-filled words to a man named Timothy at the close of a very special retreat day with licensed trainers in Kampala, Uganda.

He traveled a long distance to Kampala in order to be a part of the retreat. In fact, it was his second trip to the city in five days. He first attended our two-day [...]

What will this look like?

By |2018-11-18T00:05:47-04:00November 16, 2018|Adam Ormord: Blog Posts, Staff Blogs|

Whenever we consider starting anything new we are faced with the challenge of imagining what it will eventually look like. Lost in wonder, we find ourselves daydreaming of how things will play out as we toy with the logic of "if-then."

If we agree to take this new job in a new city, then what will our lives look like? Will our kids adjust to new friends and new schools? Will our new neighbors be as friendly? Will [...]