Short-term mission trips can be one of the biggest life-changing moments in our lives. Going to another city, another country to learn, serve, and grow is a privilege some of us have in this world that few others do. As Americans, most of us have been blessed with so much and it is good to … Continue reading Don’t Go on a Short-Term Mission Trip Unless You are Willing to do These 4 Things.
There they were, minding their own business, mending nets with their dad. They had been a fisherman for as long as they could remember. They had learned their trade and was doing pretty well for fisherman during their day. They had a good life. It was simple, they knew what to expect for the most … Continue reading Waiting for What?
It was a great weekend of playing basketball. Our dorm floor had rented a basketball court in a nearby gym where we could lower the rims to 8 1/2 feet. It was a dunk fest followed by some good 5 on 5 basketball dunking on each other, throwing alley-oops. It was a blast. We were back … Continue reading Divided Focus and the Kingdom of God
There are many people we meet in our lives that have encouraged us, inspired us and shaped us. For me, it was a man who was a missionary in India for over 40 years. He heart, passion, and dedication for the people of India and for Jesus were unlike anything I had ever seen before. … Continue reading Made for the Extraordinary
What worries you? Or maybe a better question, What keeps you up at night? It was January of this year that I was laying in bed and my mind would not turn off. We had opened our 2019 Mexico trip registrations two months earlier and our sign-ups were not where I thought they should be. … Continue reading Thorns
This summer is almost over and there are many who have traveled the nation and the world on short-term mission trips. We have had incredible experiences partnering with other ministries, churches, and organizations. We've made new friends, new prayer partners, and hopefully, everyone including those who hosted groups has changed and grown closer to what God … Continue reading Your Short-Term Mission Trip Isn’t Over
Over the course of the last few months, there has been some “high profile” Christians who have stated that they are walking away from Christianity. Their list of reasons are different, but yet have similar reasons why. Josh Harris said, “By all measurements that I have for defining a Christian, I am not a Christians.” The … Continue reading “God Said it, I Believe it, and…Wait, it’s Not Settled.”