Missions

Things No One Tells You About Going on Short-Term Mission Trips

It is estimated that over 1.5 million people from the United States participate in short-term…

How Much Love Does It Take to Make a Difference?

The sun did not sympathize with the winter season. What should have been alive was…

Committing—After the Adventure is Over

Fresh out of college, I wanted to change the world…But I was rudely disappointed. Instead, all I got were spreadsheets, trips to our Georgia headquarters, and a new, shiny, $500 Dell laptop. Hardly the adventure I expected…but then I realized the adventure is not the point.

God Lives at the Bus Station

Ryan Keating writes for Reject Apathy about being detained by police in Turkey for feeding the homeless at a train station

Missionaries in Tuxedos

Jeff Goins writes about a black-tie event for missionaries and how it reminds him that it’s just a taste of what’s to come after.

The Mission Field in Your Backyard

Brooke Perry writes about her church’s relationship with a school in their city and how you don’t need to travel around the world to make an impact.

How Not to Hate America After Missions

Curt Devine writes for Reject Apathy about combating cynicism upon returning to the United States after the World Race, a months-long mission trip around the world.

The Adventure of Serving

Ben Skoda writes about how serving can be an adventure, and offer a window into one’s soul.

Overcoming Our Laziness in Missions

Columnist Lorae French writes about why education is such a key element to missions and how it plays a role in caring for orphans.

What We Expect in Missions

Kate Stevens writes a column on experiencing opposition while on a short-term mission trip and how usually, such trips don’t go exactly according to plan.

In the Eyes of Kolkata

There are only a few people in my life where I’ve actually seen love in…

Fake Plastic World

Laowai, simplified, is Chinese for “foreigner.” It can be used in both a generic and…