Summers are typically for relaxation and preparation for the coming school year. In my family, summer was a time for hard work, faith and traveling as we piled in the family van and set out on our annual missions trips in the U.S.
Photos provided by Diana Stevenson
Dayton Stevenson, 6, helps his mom, Diana Stevenson, paint buildings at a Christian children’s camp in Pennsylvania. It was a typical summer scene for our family as we worked with various missions projects every summer growing up.
Family and God are two very important factors in the life of young Jordan Loftin, whose willingness to serve Jesus has led her to work at her church and also take mission trips around the world.
Photo courtesy of Jordan Loftin
Jordan Loftin (fourth from left with the little girl in her lap) has gone on five mission trips around the world and says she plans on taking many more in the future.
A youth group from Virginia travels across state borders to assist the homeless.
Photo by: Elizabeth Harris