Author Archives: Katie Young

We made it home!

We landed back in Texas after a great week in Gainesville, Florida!!! This morning we packed up and headed to church at Westside. It was encouraging to worship together as a team, as well as sit alongside students we met throughout this week. This week was humbling and eye-opening. It was humbling to do work…

Gainesville Day 5

Today we loaded up the vans and headed to St. Augustine. We met a bunch of international students there, many who we previously had  connected with earlier in the week. It was a beautiful day, the sun was out and the skies were blue. We sat at a park and started off our day with…

Gainesville Day 4

After a long (but stellar!) few days, we got to slow down this morning and really spend time reflecting, praying, and just sitting in community with one another. As we start getting back to camp and into the swing of life, we will most likely bump into the question, “how was your trip to Florida?”…

Gainesville 3

Hey Guys and Gals! Playing spike ball at The Plaza of the Americas Today was great! God really paved the way for the day, answering prayers and opening so many doors. This morning I got to read Matthew 13, focusing in on the differing soils that believers and seekers alike share. For me, I was…

Gainesville Day 2

Afternoon Table Time  Hello Friends and Family, Today was our second full day on the University of Florida’s campus where we got to continue to partner with the International Bridge Fellowship, also known as IBF. This morning we were able to play on campus, things like throwing the football and playing spike ball. Some of…

Gainesville Day 1

Okay, let me first say, ‘Wow!’ It was quite a day. I think I met and talked to more people today than I have for over years. Today was our first day in Gainesville, Florida and boy it was jam-packed full of so many good conversations and new people connecting to each other! It started…

Gainesville Day 1

We made it to Gainesville, Florida! We packed up first thing this morning and flew into Orlando. We are excited and ready for this week. Ways you can pray for us: Pray that the students we will interact with will have open ears and hearts to the news about Jesus. Pray for the hearts (and…