ACTS Essentials Outreach

Thailand Reflections

It’s hard to believe that two weeks have already passed since we returned home from our Outreach to Thailand. We asked the students to share some of their reflections on…

ACTS Essentials Outreach


By Camryn Stewart I can’t believe we’re already back in the U.S. now! There’s been so much to unpack, literally and figuratively. Laytongku (“LAY tahng koo”) was one of the…

Essentials Outreach


By Kaylan Randall His mercies are new every morning…that is a theme that has been on my mind over and over again throughout our outreach. We went on a twelve-day…

ACTS Discipleship Essentials

Why Should You Attend ACTS Essentials?

Like the rest of the world, GCM has virtually closed down all ministries through May. Unless the circumstances prevent it, we are still planning to run our Essentials program this…

ACTS Intensives

ACTS Intensive #1

After much planning and anticipation, we held our first ever ACTS Intensive retreat a couple weekends back. We had an enthusiastic group of 21 high school students from Oregon and…

ACTS Outreach

Karen Hospitality

By Dawnita Franklin December 1st  Sunday started out like any other morning in Beung Klung, Thailand; a cold bucket shower, instant coffee and a bountiful breakfast prepared by our kind…

ACTS Outreach

Sweet December

By Christina Woodall Hey everyone! It’s crazy to think we have started the month of December and entered the Christmas season. All of us over here are in shorts and…

ACTS Outreach

Thanksgiving in Thailand

By David Quincy Morris November 27th We spent the morning with the wonderful couple Oswald and Sriporn. They made us a huge amazing breakfast and we enjoyed some great fellowship….

ACTS Outreach

From Mae La to Umphang

By Hannah Klewin I woke up Monday morning on the 25th in the Mae La refugee camp to the sound of violins squeaking out “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.” I got…

ACTS Outreach

Among the Refugees

By McKenzie Kent After spending 10 days in Chiang Mai we got a nice contrast from the city life to the country life when we got to the refugee camp…