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Break Free Value: Local Leadership

There is a growing recognition in global missions that leadership from a given local community is needed for a healthy local church. The Lausanne Movement, a group of 150 nations and leaders who are passionately pursuing world missions, says: "We also acknowledge that...

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Starting a New Chapter

In light of our vision of starting 4 new chapters in the next 18 months, I want to briefly explain how this works. I will use Josh Meza, our Elgin Chapter Head, as an example. The Individual The process of starting a new chapter usually starts with an individual bboy....

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Battle Tested 5

Battle Tested 5 was booming with energy and hosted a wide variety of b-boy's from across the globe. B-boys from Italy, Russia, Denmark, France, Mexico, Jordan, and all over southern California were representing.  This year was special for Break Free because the...

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Silverback Open Philadelphia 2016

This was Break Free's second time attending the Silverback Open, a UDEF sponsored event. The Silverback Open is one of the largest bboy events on the planet. Over 600 dancers entered the one on one battle. Thousands of people were in the building and Break Free's very...

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Break Free reaches Bloomington/Chicago 2015

Break Free held its third annual mission trip to the Chicago area this past June. Break Free members from all over the states came together to reach the cities of Bloomington and Chicago. Geovanni (Dallas); Joseph, Josh and his family (southern California); Josh Meza and Mike Swalley (Chicago area) collaborated for one common purpose: to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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New BF Chapter: Tokyo, Japan

Undervalued and Overlooked 'How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?  And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it...

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Unchained Chicago

Unchained was a breakdance event put on by Break Free Ministry in Chicago. Our goal with Unchained was to share how the gospel of Jesus Christ can address the issue of fatherlessness. The majority of bboys come from homes where the father is absent either physically,...

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Letter From First Missions Trip

I felt very blessed and thankful to have the opportunity to travel to Bloomington, Illinois for 3 days in order to spread, share and testify about God’s love, forgiveness and the relationship we can have with Him. It was also very exciting for me because it was my...

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Unchained 3-on-3 Event in Dallas, TX

The first annual “Unchained” bboy competition was held on Saturday, March 30th in Dallas, TX. Michael Swalley, co-founder of Break Free, who runs the Dallas chapter of the ministry, hosted the competition at a church called Bent Tree Bible Fellowship.  The goal of...

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Bringing the Gospel to Europe (Croatia and Budapest)

Well, Mike and I had the tremendous priveledge to travel all the way over to Eastern Europe to share the good news of Jesus Christ. I have personally never been there but when we arrived it was a whole new experience. From the insane amounts of Carbs we ate to the...

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