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Back to Oaxaca!

Mark Shreves and Cyndy Smith are flying off to Oaxaca tonight to serve with our ministry partner Adventures in Life.  They will be photographing AIL’s Fall Medical Mission in Eloxochitlan.  They will be taking portraits and printing photos too.  They will be back October 22nd.  Please keep them in prayer.

Don’t forget to check our FB page for updates during the week. Thanks mucho!

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We Are MISSION focused

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June 2016

Travelling, photography, people, missions, a good cup of coffee are just a few of our favorite things…We love Jesus!

We believe in using our photography gifts, talents, and creativity to bless and serve others.

We are ready and willing to go anywhere, domestic or international, to photograph and serve.

We are in the process of retooling and relaunching our site so we apologize if it’s a bit dated.  If you are interested in learning more about us, we invite you to check out our           Facebook page HERE for the most up to date info about what we are up to.  You can also email us at MISSION.focused@yahoo.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Serving in Oaxaca, Mexico with Adventures in Life Ministry

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Update and a few Photos from Our Summer in Oaxaca!

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We have been so busy serving and photographing all over San Diego and Mexico, we have neglected updating our site. We apologize for lack of new content and we will be updating what we have been  doing in last 6 months and share more about our fun crazy summer!   For now, here are a few photos from our recent trip to Oaxaca with Adventures in Life Ministry.  We will explain more about what God did soon…


Support Trevor!

trevor rawSupport local art and artists by attending RAW at the House of Blues San Diego.  Our own Trevor Stolebarger is going to be showing off some of his photographs.  Purchase tickets via http://www.rawartists.org/firstkiss to help support Trevor.


Give the Gift of Life

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A pair of these Toms Shoes will set you back $98. Buy these and Toms will help one person in need.  One for One is their motto. Right now our friends at Adventures in Life are offering you a chance to help a whole family in Oaxaca for life.  For $99 you can buy a Sawyer Water Filter for a family in one of the areas Adventures works in.  Areas where availability of clean drinking water is scarce and they can’t always afford to buy bottled water, so they drink water that is not clean or safe.  They have no choice.  A Sawyer Water Filter will filter 1 million gallons of water in its lifetime.  Realistically, for the life of the family!

This #cyberMonday and #givebackTuesday consider giving the gift of Clean Water!  You can learn more about Adventures in Life’s plan to give Sawyer Water Filters to the areas where they minister at the following link> http://conta.cc/1yE8RJp

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Fall in Oaxaca

We had the blessing of photographing Adventures in Life Ministry’s first Fall Medical Mission in Oaxaca last week.  The photo above is the Team that traveled from the U.S. to serve with Dave and AIL.  You can read a great re-cap of the week at AIL Ministry’s blog HERE.

We will be posting more stuff and photos from the week soon.


Cut that out! Trevor’s surgery is scheduled for tomorrow…

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Tomorrow our friend Trevor Stolebarger will have the last remnants of cancer cut out of him.  Please keep him and his family in prayer.

If you want to help Trevor’s family offset some of the costs of battling cancer, you can go HERE to donate and you can read his thoughts as he has been fighting cancer.  We will keep yall updated here and on our Facebook page.  Thanks for keeping our brother in prayer!