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Generosity Begets Generosity

December​ ​is​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​most​ ​important​ ​months​ ​of​ ​the​ ​year​ ​for​ ​our​ ​organization. The​ ​generous​ ​financial​ ​support​ ​of​ ​passionate​ ​people​ ​like​ ​you​ ​is​ ​the​ ​only​ ​reason​ ​EDGE​ ​Project​ ​is​ ​able to​ ​continue​ ​our​ ​mission​ ​to​ ​cultivate​ ​community​ ​in​ ​Altea,​ ​Spain​ ​through​ ​art,​ ​faith,​ ​and​ ​culture. In​ ​2017,​ ​we’ve​ ​been​ ​able​ ​to​ ​see​ ​incredible​ ​impact.​ […]

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Edgie Reflections – Sharing Across Cultures

Even in America there is a growing suspicion towards the Christian church. There are some who were hurt by the church or experienced doctrine that was harmful. There are other who have been turned off by the blending of politics and religion. Europe has felt this way towards the church for hundreds of years and […]

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Edgies’ Reflections

When going abroad for the first time, it’s very easy to compare everything to how it is done at home and assuming your way of doing things is “right.” Without patience and open-mindedness, travel can be very exhausting. One Edge participant shares her story: “God has shown me a few areas that need work in my […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – A New Path

Edge is meant to not only be a challenge by stretching us, but by healing us. So often we carry wounds that we are afraid to reveal in the light of Christ, but that is where healing is found. One Edgie shares her experience: “I think that God has started me on a new path. I […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – Building Relationships

It would be unfair to say that Americans aren’t friendly, but depending on where you live, the extend to which we as neighbors reach out to each other, definitely varies. Living overseas you learn quickly that neighbors are family or at least familiar. That it is common, if not imperative that you make conversation wherever […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – Hadasa Gallor

Art is an expression that moves far deeper than just the eyes; it soothes the spirit and moves the soul. Edge dives into what art, culture and religion can mean to the individual and the community. Hadasa Gallor shares her experience with Edge art, culture and faith. Hadasa, describe how you have seen art used […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – Hannah Martinez

Edge is about cultural experience. At first visiting a foreign country can cause us to focus on the differences in a negative way by comparing them to what we are used to and consider normal. The beauty of living for an extended period of time elsewhere, is that we begin to appreciate the differences and […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – Caroline Gladstone

Edge is about art and culture as seen, experienced and used by Edge. It has become a big part of the Edge Project as art nights at our hub, El Diseno are often a highlight of the whole experience. Caroline Gladstone describes how she has seen art used for outreach, connecting with others, and in […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – Friendships

Edge is about so much!  As Edge digs deep and so many are suddenly thrown out of their comfort zones and can feel untethered. Friendships, within the the group and without are treasures that so many not only take back with them, but rely upon to sustain them through Edge. One Edge participant takes at the […]

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Edgies’ Reflections – Kristin Walti

Edge Project is not just an outward facing program, meaning it’s all about outreach; Edge is designed to take the individual through a deeply moving inner journey as well. The beauty of Edge is it’s lack of definition. What I mean is that the Edge experience is defined by each Edgies, individually, very intimately. Kristin […]

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Reflections From the Edge – Lessons and Insights

As Edgies come home and begin to process their time abroad, we checked in with them to hear about their experiences in their own word. Q: If you consider all you have learned at Edge during your daily cross-cultural experiences, art and cultural outreaches, studies in LoveWorks, stories from leaders and/or Spaniards, etc. Describe one […]

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Reflections From the Edge

As difficult as it is to live and move in a foreign country, speak a foreign language and figure out the lifestyle, sometimes re-entry into the place you call home, is even harder. One Edge participant shares her heart and the struggle of returning home. It seems like forever ago that I was galavanting through Altean […]

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Another Week on the Edge

A look at this last week on the Edge     Sean and Colleen arrive in Altea and we surprise Alfonso with a vine moment on the little terrace at el Diseno.         Edgies debrief and give work of affirmation for each other on their last day     Walking on these […]

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Edge 1st Art Night and Community Meal

  Arte Night is full of song from Godspell…. A few students who are studying performing arts break out in song at our first Altea Art Night! Noche de Arte at el Diseño are always organic and magical Our community meals establish out weekly rhythm of life together; individual hands produce a complimenting meal, just […]

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Edge 2017 Musings

Edgies 2017 host their first Art Workshop at AlteaArte. A Flower Workshop with Megan leading us…. So fun!! My feet have walked many kilometers, over many rocks, streets, stones, dirt paths, water ways, boats, airplanes, mountain tops, floated on many rivers, tip toed “on the edge”, stretched beyond many yoga mats, and danced to many […]

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