“Don’t Go to Mexico!” – Why Context Matters

Living in Mexico has provided a different perspective on the rhetoric we often hear in the United States in regards to its neighboring country to the south. My family crosses the San Diego/Tijuana border regularly and we also do some work in Tijuana with immigrants, refugees, and deportees at a local church. Many times, what … Continue reading “Don’t Go to Mexico!” – Why Context Matters

There is a hole in the roof!

What’s your favorite pie? Mine is chocolate pie. I typically don’t like pie, but chocolate silk pie I will eat all day. Growing up in a mid-west farming church that loved potlucks there was always pie a the end of the line. What was funny is that people typically didn’t go back to the table … Continue reading There is a hole in the roof!

Don’t Go on a Short-Term Mission Trip Unless You are Willing to do These​ 4 Things.

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.

Your Short-Term Mission Trip Isn’t Over

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