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On April 1, 2013, a hand-selected team from all across the United States and Mexico arrived at the prisons in Ocala, Florida, to conduct a second Journey to the Heart in a women’s prison and first Journey in the nearby men’s prison.
The lives of twenty-four young people from the Philippines were so powerfully transformed on a Journey to the Heart during their visit to the United States that they wanted to conduct another Journey with other students in the Philippines.
Heat waves swelled over the conference grounds in Melbourne, Australia, as families gathered, some traveling as much as forty hours in the blistering 122-degree heat.
At the beginning of August, several major storms hit the Philippines, which resulted in severe flooding. Since IBLP’s goal in the Philippines is to work through the government to meet the needs of the country, we contacted the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to learn about ways we could help with the flood relief.
A beautiful spirit of one accord developed in the prison as each prisoner surrendered their competing affections and committed to love God with all their heart soul, mind, and strength.
The story continues! A team from IBLP, Verity Institute, and the ALERT Academy joined together on a trip to Peru and saw the incredible work of God.
Eight men from the Air Land Emergency Resource Team (ALERT) joined Bill Gothard and a team from the IBLP Headquarters in Peru. Little did they realize the "impossible" opportunities that God had in store for them!
"This trip to Romania has been the most significant of IBLP's visits thus far!" exclaimed Paul Copu, Director of IBLP Romania.
As a result of the foundation laid during our first trip to Peru in the summer of 2010, a second team returned and saw God open more amazing doors of opportunity!
Twenty-one young people were selected for the first visit to Peru. These team members had the joy and privilege of initiating a major change in the nation of Peru by leading young people and top leaders to the Savior, Jesus Christ.