Blessed to Be the Blessing: Nick Hopkins

This Zambia Trip has immensely impacted my faith as well as my life. The biggest thing that I have learned is that we are blessed to be the blessing. When I fought, and continue to fight, the struggle of wondering why God placed me where I am today, with so much that I take for granted, I am taken aback, but 2 Corinthians 5:18 gives great words of encouragement that help me daily.

"All of this is from God who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation."

I will push myself to be uncomfortable because it is in those moments of discomfort that we see the true grace and love of God along with the sacrifice He made for all of us; He repairs the broken hearts. The most amazing thing that I saw on this trip was no matter the difference in color, language, dance skills, vocal skills, or soccer skills, we all serve the same amazing God.