Day 6: Look What God Is Doing!

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  This morning as we were eating breakfast, three law enforcement officers had stopped by Hampton Inn to eat. Before we left, we surrounded them and sang “A Blessing” over them.  They expressed heart felt appreciation that we would sing and pray over them.  It was ...

Day 5: Doing What Has Value

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Our first presentation today was at Swanson Youth Center in Monroe where we sang for about 100 boys. Unbeknownst to us, we were part of Chaplain Ricky James’ (with whom we made arrangements for the visit) retirement celebration after 36 years of service at Swanson.  We set-up, had ...

Day 4: A Day of Sharing

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Today, in honor of Memorial Day, we sang "America the Beautiful" at the motel for the staff as well as "A Blessing" before we left.  We then continued on our scheduled visit at Ware Youth Center in Coushatta. We sang for a crowd of about 30; mostly boys with 4 girls.  We were the ...

Day 3: The Lord's Day

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We began our day leading in worship at First Baptist Church, Hope, Arkansas. We got there early enough to do our sound check before attending Sunday School.  Bro. James led a worship set before the choir sang, then he shared the gospel just as he does in juvenile facilities.  During ...

Day 2: Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!

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What a blessed morning we had today! We traveled from Poteau to Mansfield, AR where after unloading all our equipment we sang our full presentation for two different audiences—one for the girls and one for the boys.  We knew we found a kindred spirit in Mr. Brian Gary, the ...

Day 9: Homeward Bound

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CHRIST ALONE 2015 by the numbers: 9 - number of days on trip 4 - including OK, the number of states visited 2,243 - the number of miles traveled 44 - the number of students in the choir 2 - the number of future HSYC members that traveled with us 6 - the number of parent sponsors 56 - the ...

Day 8: Acts of Kindness

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This morning we made our way to our last presentation stop of the tour.  We previously made arrangements to serve fajitas for lunch, so after we unloaded and had everything set up, the 16 boys and 2 girls were served plates piled high of tortillas, chicken, rice, beans and chips, then ...

Day 7: Unto the Least of These

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Our day started off with a presentation at the Knox County Mary Davis Home in Galesburg, IL where 19 of the 22 residents we sang for prayed to receive Christ. From there we once again crossed the Mississippi River to sing in Davenport, IA at the Scott County Juvenile Detention Facility where we ...

Day 6: God Is at Work!

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This morning we loaded the luggage on the bus at 7:30 and walked to the cafeteria for our last breakfast at Loyola.  After a three hour drive we arrived at the Peoria County JDC.  We had made arrangements for pizza to be delivered when we arrived. After quickly eating our lunch, the ...

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