Before long, Plohocky realized that it was getting increasingly difficult to keep up with Winget and his kayak was feeling very heavy. Winget looked back and noticed the rear of the kayak was sinking. The kayak’s drain hole was sucking in water. Plohocky was paddling with over 100 pounds of water in his boat!
“[This year] has been a memorable year for the family of Blue Mountain Academy,” says Sanghae Kim, Bible teacher and pastor of the Blue Mountain Academy (BMA) church. “Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the school closed as it was finishing a Week of Prayer.
The new Mission and Evangelism Center will feature an efficient office space layout with individual offices, conference rooms for pastor, teacher, committee and board meetings, something that must take place off-site at the current location.
This year has been a year to remember, beginning with the presidential impeachment trials and political party lines being drawn. Next came the COVID-19 pandemic, social isolation, border closings and the resulting economic crisis around the world.
“Believing in the Lord was one thing; getting to know Him though has been life-changing,” shares Amanda Stevens. “I am not the same person that I was even three months ago. I have yielded my life fully to Jesus. And I love Him."