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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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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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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What West Virginia Taught Me

I thought I would be interacting with kids in the community, maybe learning a bit more about construction, and facilitating the schedule for the teams that came through. While this was all true, it was also so much more.

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We Need Each Other

During these outreaches, is where it really struck him of the humanity in everyone. I think a lot of times it can be very easy to look down on or think less of people that are different than us...

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A Life Hidden in Christ

Each day we run a kids club with the Salvation Army in the morning, and this week we started another kids club at the Autumn Woods Apartments in Bladensburg, Maryland. At first we were not very sure what to expect.

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A Week on the Rez

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of new faces, long and beautiful car rides, loaded grocery trips, Home Depot runs, and fellowship with our incredible Navajo community partners. J.R. and his wife, Mary Lou, pastor House of Joy Church that sits atop Black Mesa, AZ, just walking distance from a breathtaking canyon.

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Part of the EM Family

There was none of the stress or awkwardness you would expect from bringing 12 people together for the first time to spend a week together. That's what is so cool about being an EM Alum.

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Ramona

However, as much as you try to shelter yourself from it, something profoundly rattling happens to the soul as you stand out on the street with your homeless friends at 11pm, when the night turns chilly and dark (literally and spiritually).

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Our Lives As Well

I came to Harlem wanting to build genuine relationships that were rooted in love. Like Paul, I wanted to share not only the gospel of God, but also my life with the people of New York City. The funny thing is, I learned how to do that from those very people.

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My Summer in Portland, Maine

Being an EM intern shifted my world. I learned more about reliance than I ever knew I would need to put into practice, and I learned that part of the responsibility of leadership lies in the willingness to give things up to God, embracing the fact that I am simply human.

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