Living the Adventure
My Journal by Jordan Smithson

My Journal by Jordan Smithson

Hi, My name is Jordan, I am 26 years old. I recently returned from a mission trip to Yvon, Haiti. This was my first time out of the country on a mission trip. The experience was definitely more than I can put to words.
We flew

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He Knows Our Needs by Carol Kessler

He Knows Our Needs by Carol Kessler

It was another great trip to Yvon, Haiti, with what seemed to be even more accomplished. Or maybe I just needed to get my feet planted the first year (2019) and be more in the know this year. You never know what will call you into

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Worship: A Universal Language by Tammy Ward

Worship: A Universal Language by Tammy Ward

I am so thankful to God for inspiring Matt and the Living the Adventure Ministries partners. It is so wonderful to see what God has been doing through this ministry and other church groups over the years. I am blessed to see what can be done

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Haiti–My Report

Haiti–My Report

I have been taking teams to Haiti since 2010. In 2013, we made a commitment to the community of Yvon. After our first experience with this community, I felt God calling us to invest in this village. I have now taken eight teams to Yvon and

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Heading to Zimbabwe–Postponed

Heading to Zimbabwe–Postponed

I was supposed to be heading to Zimbabwe at the end of March to reconnect with a pastor who I worked with in 2014. I was also going to be meeting with leaders at Africa University to plan a Christian Ashram in 2021. I was excited

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Summer 2020 Haiti Trip

Summer 2020 Haiti Trip

Our most recent Haiti Trip was a wonderful experience in Yvon. We led conferences for men, women, and youth. At the end of these events, the attendees were given rice/beans or another gin. We saw great progress on the school expansion and worked to create a

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Concerts of Prayer and Worship

Concerts of Prayer and Worship

A God-given vision and dream will bear fruit when we are obedient to follow the Holy Spirit’s leadership. I am enlivened and encouraged with the Concert of Prayer and Worship experience in Albion and Carmi. I know people truly felt the presence of the Holy Spirit

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Altar or Alter?

Altar or Alter?

I must admit that I tend to discover typographical errors in church bulletins, church outdoor signs and on websites. I will admit these errors are also found here in the Adventure Journal and in my own personal writings and sermons. Sometimes I will be reading over

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