Why I Do Short-Term Missions

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit and teaching them everything I have commanded you. And surely I will be with you, to the very end of this age. – Matthew 28:19-20

Short-term missions have come under fire, partly for good reason. Sometimes short-term missionaries cause more (more…)

Baggage Claim

Everyone loves a story about lost luggage and air travel. After returning from my recent Alaska mission trip, every member of my team had claimed his or her baggage except me. Mine – a distinctive large brown one with a neon orange laminated tag – was nowhere to be seen.

Having just disembarked from my third flight, I had been traveling for about (more…)