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Dirty Dash 2022 Registration is Now Open

By Bible Project, Bible Study, Dirty Dash, Newsletter

Dirty Dash is Sunday, September 11th

Dirty Dash is a 2.5 mile obstacle challenge course benefitting Team Hally. Bring out your friends and family and get ready to run, walk, crawl, wade, slip, and slide as Dirty Dash gets you absolutely filthy. From start to finish this is an event you don’t want to miss! Visit our Dirty Dash page for all the details.

The Bible Project

Our mission is to provide Bibles to anyone who wants to read God’s word, including individuals, Sunday Schools, Vacation Bible Schools, local charities, schools, neighbors, prisoners, hospitals, groups overseas and many others.

We’ve donated 2,903 Bibles so far in 2022!

If your church has a summer Bible program, let us know and we can provide Bibles to these precious children.

Book of John 21-Week Challenge

Team Hally is excited to announce our Book of John 21 Week Challenge! Join us as we read one chapter of John each week for the next 21 weeks. This 21-week plan goes chapter-by-chapter through John’s gospel and is perfect for both new and seasoned believers to take a deeper look into the Great Story that’s All About Jesus. Will you take the challenge?

Book of John 21 Week Challenge

By Bible Study

Team Hally is excited to announce our Book of John 21 Week Challenge! Join us as we read one chapter of John each week for the next 21 weeks. This 21-week plan goes chapter-by-chapter through John’s gospel and is perfect for both new and seasoned believers to take a deeper look into the Great Story that’s All About Jesus. Will you take the challenge?

Whether you regularly read the Bible or it’s been too long time since you studied God’s Word, there’s something for everyone who sets aside a few minutes each week to read a chapter of John. By the time you finish, we are confident that you will grow in your walk with God, while also having a deeper understanding of who Jesus is and what he came to do.

Week 1

“Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.” – John 20:1

Do you want to learn more about Jesus? Grab your Team Hally Bible and join us for the next 21 weeks as we read the book of John together and learn more about Jesus and how much He loves you!

Week 2

“This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory. And his disciples believed in him.” – John 2:11

What was Jesus’ first miracle? Grab your Team Hally Bible and read John chapter 2 with us this week.

Week 3

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16

This week’s reading reminds us of the greatest love: Jesus dying for each one of us! God loves you so much that He gave his one and only Son to die a death that each one of us deserves because of our sins. We only need to believe and then we will have eternal life! Team Hally would love to pray for you if you have just chosen to believe for the first time!

Week 4

“But whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” – John 4:14

Today as you drink from your favorite water bottle remember that you will always be thirsty again!  Jesus was just like us in his earthly body and he got thirsty.  What he is talking about to the woman at the well is water that washes away our sins and makes us clean so that we may have eternal life.  Have you drank of the water Jesus gives?

Week 5

“When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be healed?” – John 5:6

Jesus sees your hurt and pain today!  He sees us right where we are and wants to heal our hearts!  Do you want him to heal your brokenness today?

Week 6

“Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.” – John 6:35

Every time we eat or drink we will be hungry and thirsty again so what does Jesus mean here?  He’s telling the crowd to eat and drink of spiritual things that will satisfy for eternity.  The only way to be truly satisfied spiritually is to come to Jesus.  Are you hungry and thirsty today for more than just temporary satisfaction?

Week 7

“Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”- John 7:38

What or who are you believing in today? Jesus tells us that if we believe in him our hearts will be filled with life that comes from him and it is like a river flowing into our lives. Do you want this kind of water in your life?

Week 8

“Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.’” – John 8:12

Do you ever feel like you can’t see where you are going or what you should do in life?  Would you like to have peace each day?  Jesus tells us that he is the light of the world and whoever follows him will not walk in darkness.  Jesus wants you to follow him today and he will light up your darkness!

Week 9

“While I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” John 9:5

Jesus sought out this rejected blind man — this nobody, this beggar — and he is seeking you out right now. To make you a courageous worshiper of Jesus.

Week 10

“I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture.” – John 10:9

Sheep are vulnerable to predators and need protection from a shepherd.  Jesus tells us he is the Good Shepherd who will save us when we choose to follow him and enter into his protection then we are safe from the enemy.  He feeds us and cares for us spiritually.

Week 11

“But when Jesus heard it he said, “This illness does not lead to death. It is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it.”” – John 11:4

When Hally got sick there were many friends and family praying for her healing. We believed that God had the power to heal her but we also trusted that he would be glorified even if she wasn’t healed. Because Hally had trusted in Jesus as her Savior for her sins, she is healed today as she is living eternally with Jesus.

Week 12

“If anyone serves me, he must follow me…”. – John 12:26a

Today as I go about the work I have to do, am I following Jesus’ perfect example of how to treat others and how I complete my work? Is God part of my day or am I working in my own strength? Whatever I have to do today, help me to be humble and to willingly serve the perfect boss!

City Union Mission Easter Baskets

Team Hally Bibles for Easter

By Newsletter

EASTER BASKETS FOR HOPE

This month Team Hally put together special Easter baskets for City Union Mission! Founded by Rev. and Mrs.City Union Mission Easter Baskets David Bulkley, one of their primary purposes for beginning this evangelical Christian ministry was for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the hurting and the lost. The Mission’s staff continues in that uncompromising commitment. City Union Mission receives no government support and is not a United Way agency. The Mission depends completely on the gifts of God’s people – individuals, churches, groups, foundations, and businesses who have a heart for the poor and homeless in Kansas City.

READ THE BOOK OF JOHN WITH US

Bible ReadingDo you want to learn more about Jesus? Grab your Team Hally Bible and join us for the next 21 weeks as we read the book of John together and learn more about Jesus and how much He loves you! Check out our Facebook and Instagram to join the conversation and follow the weekly readings.

SAVE THE DATE

Dirty Dash is back on September 11th! Join us for a 2.5 mile obstacle challenge course benefitting Team Hally. Bring out your friends and family and get ready to run, walk, crawl, wade, slip, and slide as Dirty Dash gets you absolutely filthy. Each year we dream up and build creative obstacles, so there’s always a chance you’ll see something brand new. From start to finish this is an event you don’t want to miss!

 

Team Hally Winter Newsletter

By Newsletter

2022 TEAM HALLY GAME: ANOTHER WIN FOR K-STATE

Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised and his greatness is unsearchable. – Psalms 145:3

What an amazing evening God gave us at Bramlage Coliseum with the K-State Women’s Basketball Team this year! Over 150 Team Hally friends and family gathered to celebrate Hally’s love of basketball and our partnership with the team. It was an exciting game with K-State winning 63-54. The give away this year was clear stadium bags with Team Hally on them! Fans loved them!!! After the game Team Hally was invited to the Shamrock Zone to meet the team and staff and get autographs. Shon Yust (Hally’s daddy) and Coach Mittie gave a few words to the crowd and many opportunities opened up for sharing the Team Hally mission. We are so thankful for the continued support and encouragement of the K-State Women’s Basketball Team and staff!

Once again, the 2022 Team Hally K-State Women’s Basketball fundraiser did not disappoint! The girls played with grit and determination and came away with a WIN. We always take our family and this year our grandchildren brought friends. I heard one of the little boys say “this is so exciting, I have never seen anything like this.” Not only is it a thrill for the kids to be on a college campus, but the reason we go humbles me even much. Each year this game is to celebrate a sweet child, Hally Yust, who left us too soon to spend eternity with our Lord and Savior. But the most beautiful thing about this event is the money it raises to provide Bibles to anyone who does not have one and those who want to learn more about God’s love. Hally loved the Lord, and K-state basketball. What a winning combination! As a k-state grad myself and someone who Loves the Lord, I could not think of a better way to spend a Saturday night! – Tracy Bird

 

How can a K-State basketball game bring hope? It has been an annual event of Team Hally to attend a K-State Women’s Basketball game for the last 8 years.  Each year many friends, family members, schools, church members, and coworkers all join together as “Team Hally”!  We wear t-shirts signifying our group and a Bible verse, we have a kid tunnel for the team to run through and after the game we have an opportunity to meet the team.

Each year as the Team Hally video plays displaying Hally’s life I can hardly breath watching her on that big screen.  Then the mission of the ministry of giving Bibles and the hope of Jesus Christ reminds me of God working all things for our good and His glory.  This year, I wasn’t in the stands to watch the video, instead I was in a long concession line waiting for popcorn when I heard the Team Hally video music ring through the corridor.  My heart sank as I wanted to be there to once again witness the message of hope proclaimed. 

God took this moment to remind me that He is using Hally’s life and death to spread the good news of the gospel and give hope through the Word of God.  This is only possible because in a tragic, devastating circumstance, God works in the hearts of His children to give hope. Hope in suffering.  Hope that is eternal.  Hope that gives life and joy even in the midst of the most difficult events in life.  This hope is being proclaimed to a world looking for answers when life comes crashing in.  God is our hope.  The Team Hally Game gives an answer, a defense for the joy, the hope and the peace because of Christ.
– Heidi Lynch

1 Peter 3:15

“15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear;” 

BIBLE GIVING HAS A HUGE START IN 2022

January-March have traditionally seen very few opportunities to give Bibles for Team Hally but 2022 is a brand new year!!!  We are thrilled to have already given out over 1,170 Bibles! Several groups that we have given Bibles to in the past requested more Bibles including: Brookside Church in Indianapolis, In His Wakes in Oregon, Hope Outdoors of Missouri, Campus Kids Ministries in Wichita, as well as Bibles given out at the Team Hally game. We love these groups that continue to give out God’s Word faithfully! In addition, we are super excited to have a new opportunity to partner right here in the Kansas City area with a program called Upward Bound basketball.  This organization seems to be a perfect fit for Team Hally with Hally’s love for both basketball as well as the Bible. At the end of their season next week over 500 elementary aged boys and girls will receive their very own Team Hally Bible!

 

TEAM HALLY PRAYER 2022

Team Hally prays twice a month on the first and third Thursdays from 6:30-7:00 am via zoom.  We would love to have anyone interested join us!  We pray over the Bibles that have been given recently, upcoming events, the K-State Women’s basketball team, specific prayer requests and praises for Team Hally members, and open doors to give Bibles.  Please contact us if you are interested in joining.

2022 Team Hally prayer dates

January 6                                             July 7

January 20                                           July 21

February 3                                           August 4

February 17                                         August 18

March 3                                               September 1

March 17                                             September 15

April 7                                                  October 6

April 21                                                October 20

May 5                                                  November 3

May 19                                                November 17

June 2                                                  December 1

June 16                                                December 15

 

Donate to Team Hally with AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a way you can support Team Hally every time you shop with Amazon, at no additional cost. Each time you shop at smile.amazon.com you will find the same Amazon you know and love, with the added bonus that AmazonSmile will donate a portion of the eligible purchase price to Team Hally.

How to use AmazonSmile on a web browser:

  1. Visit smile.amazon.com
  2. Sign in with the same account you use for Amazon.com
  3. Search and Select Team Hally Fund.
  4. Start shopping! Remember to checkout at smile.amazon.com to generate donations for your chosen charity.
    Tip: Add a bookmark to make it easier to shop at smile.amazon.com.

How to use AmazonSmile using the Amazon app on your mobile phone:

  1. Open the Amazon Shopping app
  2. Navigate to the main menu (=)
  3. Tap on Settings and then select “AmazonSmile”
  4. Search and Select Team Hally Fund and then follow the on-screen instructions to turn ON AmazonSmile in the mobile app
  5. Once AmazonSmile has been activated in your app, future eligible app purchases will generate a donation for Team Hally.

 

Team Hally Bibles Arrive in Haiti

By Bible Project

In 2018, the Yust family was invited to attend a fundraising event for Global Orphan Project. This ministry exists to break the orphan cycle through the power of community, commerce and the love of Jesus. Global Orphan Project provides sustainable, local, family-style care that is deeply rooted in compassion, hope and the belief that every child deserves a chance. Following this event, a journey began to get French Bibles to Haiti.

We had no idea at the time this would end up being a long, difficult, and sometimes frustrating process. Sadly, Haiti has experienced ongoing violence, political turmoil, and corruption for many years. This has made the delivery of food, supplies, and assistance from outside of the country very difficult. Several months after Team Hally met with Global Orphan Project, Shon and Jenny were on a business trip brainstorming how to get Bibles to Haiti. A friend who was also on this trip suggested a ministry in South Carolina that sends medical supplies to Haiti and perhaps they would be willing to take the Bibles. We were filled with hope that this would be an easy process! Our contact Nancy Smith was so great to work with and even asked if we could send some Bibles for their church.

Then, who would have known that a global pandemic would stop the world? After months of waiting, we realized this effort had become nearly impossible. As soon as we thought we had run out of all options, Nancy found a ministry that flies supplies in to remote areas of Haiti. The Bibles had to wait for several flights because they needed to get the medical supplies there first, but finally at the end of 2021 the Bibles made it to the Village of David!

This journey is still unfolding and we’ll keep you updated as we continue learn more about the impact these Bibles are making in Haiti.

WINTER PRAYER REQUESTS: JOIN US IN PRAYER

By Prayer

We meet the first and third Thursdays of the month from 6:30 – 7:30 a.m. to pray for Team Hally. We would love for you to join us! Please email TeamHally2015@gmail.com if you would like to join the prayer team.

Here are some prayer requests we would love for you to pray over on your own this month:

•    K-State women’s basketball team as they end their season, they will see how God has been sustaining them this season, and for them to have hearts of gratitude for the season. For continued opportunities for Team Hally to partner with K-State
•    Summer opportunities to give bibles to local VBS programs and summer camps
•    Opportunities to give bibles to local churches going on mission trips in 2021
•    Those who receive Team Hally bibles to read their new bible daily and to get plugged in with others who are reading God’s Word
•    Planning for 2021 Dirty Dash

WINTER TESTIMONY: A PERSONAL REFLECTION

By Newsletter

This year has definitely been a time of change in my life. It seems like every single part of my life has changed! I’ve found that just when I think life has changed enough or is going back to normal, something else changes! As most of our normal way of giving bibles was shut down, I decided to start praying that God would show me new opportunities to give bibles and for me to share God’s Word right where I am.

I have the blessing of teaching elementary Spanish at a private school called Mighty Oaks Enrichment Center. Each Christmas I like to give my students a gift, and as I processed through what to give each student, I decided to give each of them a Team Hally Bible. Honestly, I thought the students might not be super excited or that they all had a bible of their own. God really proved me wrong! Almost every student was overjoyed to receive their bible and said they couldn’t wait to read it on their own. Then, one of my fifth graders asked if I would start a bible study with them.

Once again, I wondered how many of my students would truly give up their recess time to do a bible study with their Spanish teacher, but decided I was willing to try! Of course, God had such a perfect plan that I shouldn’t have been surprised when around 25 third through sixth grade students showed up to study Jesus’ parables from Matthew 13. Most of the students are using the Team Hally Bible and it is so helpful to say, “turn to page 1041” and everyone is reading and studying the same version! I’m so excited to see in a few years how God grows these faithful young believers into mature men and women of God!

READ THE TEAM HALLY BIBLE IN ONE YEAR

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Do you ever feel lonely, depressed, frustrated, anxious, or unloved? Do you struggle loving those around you who don’t agree with you? Would you like to know more about God? Do you want to know if He is real?  What does the Bible say about COVID? What does the Bible say about sin?  About marriage?  About politics?  About heaven? Does God love me even when I do bad things?

There is one book that can show you the love of someone who will never leave you or forsake you and who holds all the wisdom of the world.

Would you consider getting to know this Someone by joining Team Hally in reading through the Bible in 2021?  We are currently in the book of Numbers which focuses on 39 years of wandering in the wilderness for the Israelites and how God continued to speak to them and lead them in spite of their lack of faith and sinfulness.

“The Lord bless you and keep you;
The Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you;
The Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.”
–Numbers 6:24-26

There are definitely many lessons all of us can relate to as we have been living in a wilderness of our own the past year. Seeking God in the midst of hardship and the unknown will give all of us hope!

Please click to begin reading God’s Word with Team Hally!

2021 TEAM HALLY GAME HIGHLIGHTS

By K-State Basketball

On January 31, 2021 nearly 150 Team Hally friends and family gathered at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, KS to cheer on their beloved K-State women’s basketball team. The team has “Honor the Journey” as their theme this year and it was definitely a fitting focus for the challenges that all of us have faced!

K-State fought hard and almost pulled off a victory in the final seconds of the game. The afternoon was filled with large foam fingers that promoted Team Hally, distributed free to all fans attending the game. Attendees also saw a video highlighting Team Hally, lots of Team Hally fans on the big screen, lots of reasons to cheer, enjoyed socially distanced fellowship, and shared in Hally’s favorite sport: basketball!

God’s Word reminds us that, even as the journey all of us are on is unexpected, he is with us wherever we go (Joshua 1:9). If you missed the game this year, we hope you will plan to join us in 2022 to cheer on the K-State women and celebrate Team Hally!

Go CATS!