Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Planes, Trains, Buses and Automobiles

Think it is kind of surreal sitting here in Atlanta Airport . . . after leaving at 4am this morning, we arrived in ATL in plenty of time (special thanks to Brian Evans for driving us). Now we are hanging out, getting ready for a day of planes, trains (does the ATL train shuttle count?), buses and automobiles . . . possibly a taxi . . . hopefully no mopeds, but who knows.

We are flying into Cancun this morning. From there we will take a shuttle to the bus station . . . then catch a bus to the border . . . where we will meet German to help us "cross the border" in a smaller bus that is sure to be an experience.

From there we have no idea what in the world we are doing, other than at some point helping at a soccer camp. And yes, we are ok with this.

In case you don't know, the five guys going on this trip are James Thomas, Jef Flournoy and me (Mike Freace) from Quest. In addition, one of my former soccer players Aaron Harris, and my dad (Lee Freace) fill out the group.

One thing I have noticed as this group has come together, is that God has gathered a group of men who will fit right in with the need to be flexible and do what is needed and asked. It is obvious that we all have different talents and gifts and it is exciting to be in a place where we can just open our hands and ask for God to use us.

One of the things that I have been praying for is that God will fill us in such a way that we experience Him like never before. I think sometimes as Americans, we limit how God can come alive in our lives. I think that, as much as we talk about it and try to even predict, that God is going to work in ways through us that we can not expect . . . we just need to be obedient. This is a real life opportunity for us to be the church . . . not just go to church. We know without a doubt that we will Experience God, Experience Relationships and Experience Change over the next 6 days.

We look forward to sharing stories, pictures and experiences over the next day. Internet access will be spotty so please be patient.

Mike for the guys.


  1. Love this post! Can't wait to hear more!

  2. Our prayers are with you and our hearts long to be there too. The Belizeans
    you will meet are open loving and Jesus always uses them with you together.