Time for action: the latest blogs from BMS' Action Teams
Read the latest blogs from BMS World Mission's gap year programme, Action Teams, to see what they’ve been up to so far during their time overseas
From teaching English to local children to navigating their way through a different way of life, BMS' Action Teams are already making an impact on the people they’re serving. Here's a list of their recent blog posts for you, so you can catch up on all they’ve been up to!
1. Team Thailand
Team Thailand experience some local cuisine with their supervisors, BMS mission workers Helen and Wit Boondeekhun
From the bustling city of Chiang Mai to the rural village of Wang Daeng, Anna, Jonny, Keziah and Paul are experiencing the full variety of life in Thailand. Read their latest blog post to find out how they’ve been connecting with their new neighbours and dealing with the consequences of praying for rain! And while you’re there, check out Jonny’s vlogs – we think they’re great! It’s all great inspiration for prayer!
2. Team Delhi
Team Delhi practice their selfie-taking skills to try and fit in with local people!
Imagine having to completely adapt to a new way of life in a matter of weeks. That’s what you have to do when you’re part of an Action Team – and it’s no different for Amy, Cody, Hannah and Orla! In their latest blog post, they’ve created a list of unusual things you might spot in Delhi, from locals armed with selfie sticks to cows in the middle of the road! Take a look at their blog to see how they’re adapting to life in Delhi, how you can pray for them, and what it’s really like to live in such a fascinating city.
3. Team Mozambique
Team Mozambique spend their Saturdays running an English club
Visa problems aren’t ideal for your first two months overseas, but they didn’t stop Alex, Andrew, Jack and Rebekah, from serving the local community. From teaching English at the local Christian school, Rei dos Reis, to running a bible study for local children, they’re already a real asset to their new neighbours. Thank you for praying for their visa situation and praise God for the privilege of serving in Mozambique.
4. Team Kolkata
Team Kolkata enjoying life in India
All Action Teams lead busy, rewarding lives, and Cameron, Emily and Erin in Kolkata, India, are no different! They’ve been teaching English to children at a local Christian school, as well as helping them put on their Christmas play and getting involved with an organisation that helps women living in slums to find employment. Head to their blog to read all about it and see some pictures of the wonderful children they’re teaching. Be inspired to pray for them when you do!
5. Team Peru
Team Peru competing with Bethel Christian School at their Olympics
To have your plans change at any moment without warning; something Becky, Bethan, Katie and Marika experience a lot! They’ve still managed to get stuck in at a local Christian School, teaching English and battling it out at the school Olympics! Have a look at their blog to get a better idea of what life is like for them and how you can offer prayer support.
6. Team France
Team France taking in the sights of Paris
Ever wanted to find out what makes an Action Team tick? Now you can! Caitlin Esther, Jonny and Tafadzwa answered your questions about what they’ve been up to in their latest blog post. Give it a read and see if your question was answered! And even if it wasn’t, you’ll get a look at what it’s like to be part of an Action Team – and some prayer points too!
This story was originally published on the BMS World Mission website and is used with permission.