Brittany Scholten

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41 Responses to Brittany Scholten

  1. Anonymous says:

    i am glad to hear everyone made it safely, it sounds like it was very early. stay safe and i can not wait to hear about your experience -mom

  2. Michelle says:

    I hope you are having a great time!!

  3. Vickie, Ben and Katie says:

    Brittany – Katie says “Hi, I miss you!”

  4. Lynn Albachten says:

    Brittany – So proud of you for taking on this great adventure in your life. Can’t wait to hear the stories of how God shows up in the lives of those around you and in your life. Have a great time and enjoy it all.

  5. Cavina says:

    Brittney, hope your taking it all in! Can’t wait to hear how you thought it was. ttys

  6. Kris says:

    Hi Miss Brittany! I am so excited for you! I am sure that you will have a grand adventure, just remember to be open to whatever God brings your way and when in doubt, pray. I am praying for all of you. Can’t wait to hear the stories and see the pictures next weekend!
    Love,
    Kris

  7. Debbie Cowling says:

    There is no doubt you are having the time of your life. My prayer for you is that this helps solidify your heart for missions. You have a huge heart for the lost, and I pray you are able to help bring some of God’s children back to him through this experience. Have a great time (I know you will). Go Get em girl!!

  8. Grant says:

    Brittany!!!!!
    Hope you’re having a great time! I miss you guys, even though you have only been gone for a couple days. I can’t wait to hang out when you get back, and hear about your amazing experience!

    • Brittany Scholten says:

      Grant!!!!
      I miss you too! I hope you’re not too bored in Allendale! haha Don’t worry, I’ll be back soon with some awesome stories!!!

      love, Brittany
      p.s. I hope your neck is alright from that paintball 😉

  9. Brittany Scholten says:

    Hey Everyone! 😀
    Thank you so much for all your support & prayers! I am having a blast here in Guatemala, I’ve learned so much already about the different culture and more about myself! The hardest part is keeping everything sanitary! But the best part is the kids! Watching them chase the vans everyday yelling for candy, and seeing their happy faces, their smiles are so contagious! Oh and the landscape is unreal!!! There are volcanoes right outside our window, and yesterday one spewed smoke!!!! Once again thanks, and I can’t wait to see you all again and share my stories!

    Love
    Brittany 😀

  10. Kris Grace says:

    Dear Brittany,
    I am so glad that you are enjoying the work and the culture. Be safe and listen for the words in the quiet spaces. You will find Him everywhere. Go get ’em, Girl!! Love, Kris

    • Brittany Scholten says:

      Thank you so much Kris! I actually have been struggling to remember to look for God in everything I do, so that’s so perfect that you said that! 😀

  11. Alyssa says:

    Brittany,
    I miss you! I can’t wait to hear all of the stories and adventures that God has presented to you 🙂
    Love Alyssa

    • Brittany Scholten says:

      Hey Girl! I can’t wait to tell you everything!!!! I hope you are enjoying yourself in Allendale 😉

  12. Becki Visser says:

    Brittany, I am so happy you have the chance to experience Guatemala! I crave and love reading every single post you all made. I am glad you are having a great experience and know you will all be blessed by your experience. You are a beautiful, taltented and kind young lady and I know God has wonderful plans for you!! Ms. Becki

    • Brittany Scholten says:

      Ms. Becki
      Thank you so much!!!! 😀 Your post is so encouraging! I can’t wait to share all our cool experiences with everyone!

  13. Michelle says:

    I hope you are having an awesome experience! Michelle

  14. Shelly Holstege says:

    Praying for you, so glad you all made it safely!! I can’t wait to hear all the God moments you get to experience/witness!!

    • Brittany Scholten says:

      Thank you! I can’t wait to share all my God moments! Llike today we said goodbye to all the kids in the village, and it was so sad, but so cute because the kids wouldn’t let us go! They wanted us to hold them in our arms forever! It’s been an awesome experience so far!

  15. Jim Maness says:

    Brittany – so glad that you are making this team a mighty and sunshiny team. We love your spirit and wisdom. You are a young lady of depth of character and so very fun. May God use you and refresh you for each new moment. – Pastor Jim

  16. Brittany Scholten says:

    Thank you all so much for your encouragement! Today was such a beautiful day spiritually, we dedicated the houses, and said goodbye to all the kids of the village, it was amazing! I had a little girl in my arms who refused to let me put her down, it was adorable! 🙂

    Brittany

  17. Anonymous says:

    oh brittany… we love you so much and we are proud you for the wounderful woman of god you have become. you are an encourgment and a role model for not only your sisters but for everyone you meet. (great now i”m teary) no sersiously, it is our pray for you to continue on your journey there but here at home too. Stay strong and embrace this experience, god will bless you in everthing you do.
    just so you know the house is oddly quiet with you and all your friends gone.
    with all our love —– mom and dad

    • Brittany Scholten says:

      Aww…I think it’s so funny this morning I just told someone I didn’t really miss my family, but now after reading that I realize I do miss you guys! As much as I never want to leave here, I can’t wait to come home and share everything! & have a nice long shower, where I dont have to worry about drinking the water! haha

      love,
      coolest kid you’ll ever have 😉 (you can tell Danielle & Christina I love them too!)

  18. Kris Grace says:

    Hi Brittany! Dedication day was yesterday, I hope you felt the profound love of God all around you and in the faces and the hearts of the people you were with. I know that they are helping you find your faith just as much as you are showing them yours! Don’t stop! Push through the rest and come home safely to us. We miss you and love you. Prayers always, girlie girl! Kris

  19. Brittany Scholten says:

    Wow I can’t even express to you all how awesome it is to read all these posts, it’s so encouraging!!! I’ve experienced some pretty crazy-awesome things here, and I pray that all of you will be able to experience the same things some day! I see God everywhere here, and I hope that I can bring back some of the joy of these people to you all!!! Don’t forget to look for God in the things you do back in Allendale too! 🙂 Love you all!!!!!

    Brittany 😀

    • Debbie Cowling says:

      Even in Guatemala you are a joy and witness to those back home…. You are an awesome woman after the heart of God Brittany! Keep up His good work!! I can’t wait to hear all about it.
      Debbie

  20. Lori says:

    We are very proud of you Brittany! We are also praying for the rest of your journey in Guatemala. What an awesome experience to have to end your senior year! Look forward to hearing stories of your adventure! Lori

  21. mom says:

    a little bit of home…… christina won her first game and had to play again @ 1pm. just so you know its about 89-90 degrees out. they played hard and ended up losing that game and place 2nd for the season. 🙂 yay! christina says hi and i miss you! see you in my pjs on Tuesday. 😉

  22. Dad says:

    Hi Brittany, I enjoy reading your comments and cant wait to hear the stories in person. Stay strong and have fun, I am sure your presence is felt all around you, love you and miss you, DAD.

  23. Sheldon Shaw says:

    Brittany, thanks for the reminder to see God everywhere we are. Praying for you and team and loving catching up with all the blogs. You are an amazing person and I know the team is so much better off with you in the middle of it.

  24. Danielle says:

    I can’t wait for you to come back!!! I miss you!!! By the way thanks for leting me wear you shirt yesterday, I asked you but got no reply so I thought it was a yes. LOL! I can’t wait for you to come home and talk to you!
    Love you!!! ❤
    ~Danielle

  25. Dad says:

    Brittany, still miss you, hope you still have some energy left. Finally receieved some rain hear yesterday, we need more, looking forward to seeing you soon, love you, girls say Hi. Dad

  26. Kris Grace says:

    Hi Brittany!
    It’s perfect beach weather here – now that the storm has passed over, and I can’t help but wonder what the folks there would think of our beaches and lives here. You will forever be the face of something spectacular for them, so remember to smile through the tears when it comes to say Goodbye and leave the babies there! TSA doesn’t like finding children in suitcases of crazy missionary kids!! Love you tons!
    Kris

  27. Lynn Albachten says:

    Good morning everyone – The Lord is blessing the Allendale area with a much needed storm, rain, wind, thunder and lightening. Awesome!! Thinking and praying for all of you on your last day in paradise. So proud of everyone for taking God’s leading and sharing the love of Christ with so many wonderful and beautiful people in Guatemala. Thank you all for sharing little bits and pieces of your adventure. You have been such a blessing to all of us back in the states. The world has been a better place because of your trip, due to all of us praying for you and your trip. So many more prayers have been prayed in the last week than usual. Praise the Lord! Enjoy your day shopping and relaxing with friends and family. Hugs to you all! Can’t wait to hear all about your trip when you get home. Safety, health and love to you all! Be sure to keep your hearts and minds open to what God has in store for you all in many different ways. Heaven must be celebrating about all of the new followers from Guatemala. Thank you for your role in their new lives with Christ. We will continue to pray for Nancy that God will soften her heart and have the opportunity to welcome her into His mighty fold someday. Bless you all in mighty ways!!
    Hugs – Mom, Mrs. A, Lynn

  28. Lynn Albachten says:

    Brittany – thank you for taking Sarah under your wing and keeping her safe from Mr. Spider. You are the best friend I could have ever asked God for. You were the best friend wayyyyy before you saved her from Mr. Spider. BTW. Hugs to you! Mrs. A.

    • Brittany Scholten says:

      haha no problem! We surprisingly both slept perfectly in my bed! & Mr.Spider is a gone thanks to Chris & Nikki!!!

  29. Kris Grace says:

    Hi Miss Brittany! Tonight is your last night in Guatemala and I am sure that you are feeling that sense of loss already, but it doesn’t have to end tomorrow when you board the plan. Bring make the desire and turn it into something great right here in A’dale. We miss you girl! Be safe! Love you tons! Miss Kris

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