Experience Mission Blog

Stories from the mission field of hope, love, and the life-changing impact of cross-cultural relationships rooted in Christ.

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20 Lessons I Learned in the Desert

In our month there, we ran out of water, were bitten by spiders, chased goats, shared food with mice (not willingly), and even got lost in the desert...

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Pockets of Heaven

Here on The Rez, God is so present and the people here have created a pocket of Heaven...

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Finding a Home in Namibia

God has been challenging me to seek Him in the mundane and small moments of life and every day that I seek, I am amazed more and more.

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Mending Brokenness

The power of serving others is two-fold: transformation takes place in the life of the receiver and the heart of the giver. We often gain, when we allow ourselves to truly serve.

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Kentucky Blue and Strawberry Blonde

We learned from them the power of sacrificial love and what it looks like to cling to Jesus for strength every single day.

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Waiting on the Street

Imagine working hard all year to keep your grades up only to fail, not for a lack of effort, but for a lack of means.

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How to Serve on Mission Trips, for all 9 Enneagram Types

We all have a path forward to breaking down the internal roadblocks that stop us from serving and loving people like Jesus in healthy ways that dignify and empower.

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5 Steps to Serving Others Well

As followers of Christ, we know that we are called to serve others, but how does this translate in our complicated cultural context?

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‘These People’ Have Names

Most of the time I view my life with me at the center. And if we’re not careful, we can take this perspective with us into missions, accidentally overlooking the very people we desire to know and serve.

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I Will Give You Rest

“Chita.”—One of the few phrases in Haitian Creole that I have come to know extremely well during the past couple of weeks in Haiti. The phrase means “sit down.” While I rarely hear this phrase in my daily life back in the states, here in Haiti, I am told to sit down regularly.

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