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Ministry of Discipleship | Team 14

Ministry of Discipleship | Team 14

One way NET Ministries carries out its mission is through Discipleship Team. NET sends out these teams to integrate into communities across the United States and create a culture of discipleship. This ministry reaches every part of the community, from working with...

Glory Stories | Team 3

Glory Stories | Team 3

Taking a Deeper Look I led a retreat at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Carmel, Indiana, for their 8th-grade class. The youth were pretty rowdy, and there were a lot of them. We had men's and women's sessions on retreat, and the men's session was particularly challenging –...

Glory Stories

Glory Stories

NET Missionaries share Glory Stories, which are moments of grace they experience while serving with NET Ministries. When's the Last Time You Went to Confession?  By Evelyn Martinez | Team 4   I had a really good small group of 6th-grade girls on one retreat. At...

Glory Stories

Glory Stories

NET Missionaries share Glory Stories, which are moments of grace they experience while serving with NET Ministries. Building Relationships By brian donaldson | Team 12   We had just arrived at our new host home for the week. One of the first things I noticed was...

Glory Stories

Glory Stories

NET Missionaries share Glory Stories, which are moments of grace they experience while serving with NET Ministries. God Loves YouBy Jane Gerten | Team 13 At the beginning of this NET year, I acknowledged that I wouldn't be able to do any good this year...

Imperfect Perfectionism | KG Chapman

Imperfect Perfectionism | KG Chapman

I strolled down to the office of Matt Reiswig, Director of Strategic Engagement, and I requested a word of inspiration to motivate me in writing to you all.  These are his google search results: "Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole...

5 Takeaways | Sami Cordella

5 Takeaways | Sami Cordella

Twenty years ago, I served my first year as a NET Missionary. Two decades may have passed; however, much of that formation remains a foundation for my daily life. I've been asked to highlight 5 takeaways…so buckle up, say a van prayer, and let's get started. via giphy...

“I Am Still Right Here” | Briana Weber

“I Am Still Right Here” | Briana Weber

Maybe you don't feel God right now. Maybe you do. But whether you served with NET two years ago or twenty, God is still just as close to you today as He was at your commissioning mass. He is still the God that you worshiped in team prayer. Jesus' love you shared...

A Day in the Life of NET | Team 11

A Day in the Life of NET | Team 11

"So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives growth. He who plants and he who waters are equal, and each shall receive his wages according to his labor. For we are God's fellow workers…" (1 Cor 3:7-9, RSV2CE)   A Day In Our Life...

Love and the Holy Spirit | Team 8

Love and the Holy Spirit | Team 8

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear but of love and power.” - 2 Timothy 1:7    Learning to Love One thing I’ve been reflecting a lot on during this NET year is the virtue of love. During fall training, NET Missionaries are told countless times about the...

Loving Well and Avoiding Avoidance | Team 7

Loving Well and Avoiding Avoidance | Team 7

The Art of Avoidance  I’ve learned a lot through being “on the road”, but one of the most important things is that…. Jesus is funny! I’ve always been a joyful person, and even intentional conversations come easily, but it wasn’t until the road that I realized...

How Much More? | Team 13

How Much More? | Team 13

“Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will...

Fishers of Men? | Team 11

Fishers of Men? | Team 11

It has been two months of being on the road with NET Team 11 and living in Jasper, Indiana has been new for all of us. Jasper is a small town but it has a warm comforting environment like a warm chocolate chip cookie after it's fresh out of the oven. The sense of...

Road Grace–It’s Real | Team 4

Road Grace–It’s Real | Team 4

Before NET, I struggled with not having a healthy concept of work and routine. I manipulated my senior year schedule so I wouldn’t have classes until 9:40, and yet I still had a hard time making it to school on time. After-school activities left me drained and I...

Wherever God Wants Us | Team 8

Wherever God Wants Us | Team 8

Transitioning to life on the road has been an adventure, but we have grown so much as a team and as individuals and experienced the Lord working in amazing ways! So far we’ve traveled around Minnesota and Wisconsin, where we have conducted over a dozen retreats and...

The Power of a Name | Team 3

The Power of a Name | Team 3

“Ally Elizabeth!” That’s what I frequently heard called down the stairs by my mother if I was urgently needed. Names are Powerful Ally Elizabeth. I’ve heard it hundreds of times, but names are powerful. Psalm 54:3 says, “O God, by your name save me.” The footnotes of...

Invite a NET Recruiter

Invite a NET Recruiter

Alumni! As I’ve been traveling my way around the states to share NET and give young adults the opportunity to serve as a NET Missionary, I’ve found that it is really YOU ALL who are able to “get me in” so to say. It is because of YOUR relationships and connections...

Be Opened

Be Opened

There is no sensation quite like the bizarre buzzing, ringing, and strangely hollow feeling you get in your ears after attending a music concert in a sold-out arena. When the lights come on and the crowds pour up the stairs toward the arena exits, your entire head...

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