By Susan Perry I was first wrecked by poverty during my sophomore year of college. Our flight touched down on the island of Exuma in the Bahamas; I stepped off excited, expectant, and feeling completely at home in my surroundings. As we drove from the airport to our lodging for the week, I wanted to … Continue reading Wrecked by Poverty in the Bahamas
By Jeff Goins, Editor It’s Easter evening as I write this. Maybe it’s the significance of the holiday or the fact that I just returned from a nine-day mission trip to Costa Rica, but I’m a bit contemplative this afternoon. After twenty-four hours of being back in the States, I’m already settled again, but inside … Continue reading We Were Meant to Be Wrecked
By Trevor Perla This past summer I had the opportunity to go to an amazing city in the Philippines called Cebu. We were the first group sent by Adventures In Missions to this particular location, and with a team of only three high school students and two leaders, we knew we were going to have … Continue reading On the Streets of the Philippines
By Caroline Crawford I was as wide-eyed as I have probably ever been. It was day three of the World Race adventure, and we were just pulling into the relief camp where three thousand people were displaced from their homes. Three days earlier I was walking away from my parents wondering who in the world … Continue reading Who Wants to Raise the Dead?
By Seth Barnes, Founder of Adventures in Missions I have appeared to you to appoint you as a servant and as a witness of what you have seen of me and what I will show you. -Acts 26:16 You can only witness to what you have seen of Jesus. Some of us hide behind the … Continue reading Missions Is More Than Witnessing: How to be a witness
By Mike Price A short-term mission is the mobilization of a Christian for a short period of time, usually ranging from a few days to a year. The short-term missionary is a fairly recent innovation, but many short-term missions agencies are helping to feed, house and show the love of Jesus in trips that consist … Continue reading The History of Short Term Missions
By Jeff Goins, Editor Notes from my journal, the last week of January, 2007: I am wrapping up my time in Mexico, a fifteen-day trip that has turned my world upside down. Here is a snapshot of my surroundings: A handful of young Jesus-followers share the Gospel with a couple curious drunks that wandered off … Continue reading Reflections from a Mexico Mission Trip