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Peru 2017

The Peru 28 Day Team made it Huanaco this morning and will post a more detailed update later this afternoon as they get settled in. 

They are thankful for the safe travels and for your continued prayers!


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Good evening! 

We had a restful morning after our early arrival into Lima. After starting with a delicious, traditional Awe Star lunch we enjoyed time of fellowship together as a team and refocused for the day ahead of us. 

Today’s agenda included preparing for our departure tonight to Huanuco as well as ministry. We headed to the surrounding area near the hotel and performed the drama. One park in particular that is closest to the hotel is rather large with towering trees providing perfect shade to do the drama. The students had a good start to ministry here in Peru. A police officer even came to observe the drama and some of the students had the opportunity to share the gospel with him and engage (photos are shown in the photo gallery). 

Thank you for your continued prayers as we have been traveling to Lima and as our journey continues tonight to Huanuco. The Lord has blessed us with safe travels. Please pray for rest as we head out tonight so that tomorrow in Huanuco we may arrive ready to do all that the Lord has planned. 

Your Country Coordinators, 

Steen & Rebecca

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Buenos dias!

Thank you for your patience as we traveled yesterday. We finally arrived in Lima, Peru early this morning. Today the students are resting after the long journey here as we prepare for our soon departure to the city of Huanuco.

Later today the students will be able to call home and a more detailed blog post with pictures will be uploaded.

Thank you for keeping us in your prayers!

Your Country Coordinators,

Steen & Rebecca 

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Less than twelve hours till we all leave for the airport and we can hardly contain the excitement! After breakfast this morning, David lead us in worship prior to heading out for the final drama training session. As the costumes were distributed to each of the students it only made the reality of our soon departure that more real.

As the students practiced throughout the day, each part was finally pulled together to complete one of our most important ministry tools for this summer. Each of the students have been working so hard throughout these past three days and they have maintained an uplifting attitude throughout it all. 

Tonight was our first “Man Up” and “Reign On” session for this summer. Man Up is a Bible study that teaches men how to wear the armor of God and how to rise up as true men of God in today’s society. Similarly, Reign On is designed for women based off of Proverbs 31 which teaches on how to rise up as a Godly woman. 

Following our Man Up and Reign On sessions, we all finished washing clothes, prepared and packed for tomorrow’s early departure to Peru. We all can’t wait for the following hours to come!

Because we will be driving to Houston to fly out to Peru, please expect some delay in the uploading of tomorrow’s blog. We as leadership will be doing our very best to upload the blog in time, but with the amount of travel time and lack of wifi availability, this presents the possibility for delay in posting.

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Please continue to keep the team in your prayers as we drive first to Houston, Tx, then fly to Lima, Peru. Thank you all very much!

Your Country Coordinators,

Steen & Rebecca 

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This morning began our second day of drama training and the entire team came to breakfast excited and ready to take on the day. Following breakfast, Walker explained the art of engaging people and sharing the gospel with the people we will be encountering in the next week. It is encouraging to see each of the students taking notes in their journals as they listen to Walker’s teachings and their intentional attitude for what is to come this summer. Already we have seen them step up as young women and men in serving one another. Seeing their servant heart is special and encouraging for what God has planned for each of the students this summer in Peru. 

Even as the students work hard in learning the drama, they still maintain a cheerful countenance as they have fun together as a team. Tomorrow will be our final day of drama training before heading off to Peru and with each passing moment the excitement builds in each of us. 

We ask to please continue in praying for each of us as we continue to train and grow together in unity as a team. More pictures will be uploaded later today.

Your Country Coordinators,

Steen & Rebecca 


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After arriving yesterday afternoon in Dallas, Tx, the students successfully settled in and we began growing closer to one another. As leaders we have been praying for each of the students throughout the year and have anticipated their arrival. We are excited for what this summer holds for us as a team and know that God has something amazing planned in Peru.

Today the students begin drama training and thankfully the Lord has blessed us with beautiful cool weather! We enjoy seeing the excitement on each of their faces and the enthusiastic attitude from each of them as they begin today. We will be adding pictures to this post later today from drama training.

Please continue to pray for each of the students from all the teams as we begin this journey together.

Your Country Coordinators,
Steen & Rebecca

The time is almost here for a great summer in Peru. Check here for pictures and updates on how the summer mission is doing. Thank you for your prayers and encouragement.

Awe Star Ministries