Published on July 1, 2019
David Parks of Beeson Divinity School’s Global Center, for example, reports that students in Nepal trekked to the Himalayas last month to visit the villages of ethnically Tibetan tribes. They walked 46 miles and ascended 18,602 feet in elevation, teaching and preaching at a school along the way and working with area missionaries.
The world is better because Samford people are so many places in the world, doing so much good and learning so much from others.
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