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God Is Simply Still There

Now that my time in Bulgaria has come to an end, I know I will spend the rest of the summer answering the two questions of, “ How was Bulgaria?” and, “So, do you know what you want to do with your life now?” I have spent a good deal of time wondering how I will answer the first question, and [...]

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Bulgaria: Orion Clinic, RPI, and Correct-L

Wednesday we left Albania however I accidentally brought a souvenir with me. We left the hotel at 4 AM for our 6AM flight and in my sleepy haste I took the key with me. The giant paper weight attached to the key to prevent such incidents nearly caused an international security breach as we passed [...]

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Albania: Radio 7 and Kingdom Farming

After a short and insightful trip to Romania, I looked forward to spending a few nights in one spot. Sunday we arrived in Tirana, the country’s capital, and drove about 45 minutes to our hotel in Durres. The view was spectacular from our hotel facing the Adriatic coastline; however it was appropriately located in the [...]

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Romania: Truck Repairs

As part of my internship at Integra U.S.A., I have the incredible opportunity to visit Romania, Albania, and Bulgaria. On this trip I will have a chance to see up close the companies and entrepreneurs that I have been working for from the office. The beginning of our trip seemed like one never ending day. [...]

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Training Day 1

  “Do You Do What You Say You Believe?”   It’s the end of day one of the 2nd annual Integra Staff Training. Taking place in the beautiful city of Bern, the capital of Switzerland, the participants and staff are going to bed exhausted tonight!   The day began with Dr. Dave Sveen leading the [...]

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Albania Update #5: The End is Just the Beginning

The seminar is done and the Integra team is on their way home. The last night of the training seminar did not disappoint. Deloris finished up her teaching on basic business principles from a biblical perspective, and the participants couldn’t say enough good things about what they learned from her. The Integra team was overwhelmed [...]

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Albania Update #4: Double the Blessing

With the second day of the training seminar done, the Integra team cannot believe there is only one more day left! With such rave reviews after the first day, the team was not sure what to expect. What they found was even more enthusiasm than the first day! The team started the day again with [...]

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Albania Update #3: A Man and His Guitar

The first ever business training seminar has officially started! The Integra team could not be more excited about the way the Lord showed up and blessed this first day. Wednesday morning started early as the team prepared for a morning of one-on-one hour long business counseling sessions. Each client received individual attention from the team [...]

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Albania Update #2: Trust is Everything

Trust is everything. Rarely in today’s business world do you enter into a relationship with someone after one meeting. The stakes are too high to risk the relationship going south. Thus, there is meeting after meeting to determine whether this relationship is trust worthy. After just two days in Albania, the Integra team earned the [...]

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Albania Update #1: The Radio Isn’t Dead in Albania!

The Integra USA group arrived safely in Albania yesterday and hit the ground running. The seminar is scheduled to start Wednesday, November 11, yet the team is already surrounded in a flurry of activity. Yesterday, they visited the Albanian Christian radio station, Radio7. Its one of three Christian radio stations in Albania. It broadcasts 24 [...]

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