A couple weeks ago, a group of us from my church’s mission committee took a trip to Mexico to survey the work our missionary contact is doing down there, and consider future partnership together. As we were wrapping things up on our last day, I was suddenly reminded of all the short-term trips I had […]
Read More I’m back from my short-term missions trip! …Now what?
My very first short-term mission trip was in 2003 when I was in high school. Our team, like many other high school mission trips, went to Mexico to build houses, lay down some water piping, and hold a VBS for the local kids. I remember the anticipation leading up to that trip, and the things […]
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It’s that season again. The sun is up longer, the weather is getting warmer, birds are chirping, flowers are blooming – allergies are acting up… Spring has arrived! In our generation of Disney movies, happily ever after, and hopeless romantics, Spring is often associated with love. However, for some reason, since my college days in […]
Read More Spring… the season of Missions!
I can’t sleep. I’m usually in bed around 11:30, and midnight is even pushing it. But I can’t sleep. Ever had those times when your mind is racing at light speed, and your heart is trying to keep up with the pace, so it starts pounding so hard you feel like it’s going to fly […]
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