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What If You Didn’t Know Your Birthday?

  I was handing out small gifts at a senior citizens' Christmas party in Xai-Xai, Mozambique last Saturday. I asked, "Who is the oldest?" We narrowed it down to a gentleman who was in his 80s. He came forward to get his gift and stand with the other recipients. As I turned I saw a … Continue reading What If You Didn’t Know Your Birthday?

3 Pitfalls to Avoid on Short-Term Mission Trips

Going on a mission trip can be highly rewarding: building new friendships, discovering commonalities and differences, sharing knowledge and receiving from others. To maximize our impact, here are 3 things I think we should avoid and some alternative suggestions. Avoid Bringing Lots of Candy. We all want to make kids happy. We all know that … Continue reading 3 Pitfalls to Avoid on Short-Term Mission Trips