A 23-yr old’s Plea to the North American Church Regarding Missions

A 23-yr old’s Plea to the North American Church Regarding Missions

Western society around us seems generally convinced that there is no longer a place for missions. Perhaps older generations and church leaders do not feel the tension, but for those of my generation still sitting in the pews, little seems to have been said from the pulpit regarding how to make sense of The Great Commission within the context of neo-colonialism critiques and short-term missions misgivings. What is our responsibility when it comes to sharing our faith after realizing that great intentions don’t always lead to great results? Is there a line to be drawn, and if so, where?
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Uncommon

Uncommon

What does it mean to be uncommon? To be set apart, different, not alike. Out of the ordinary, arguably extraordinary. Uncommon is...
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XPCulture at IWMC 2019

XPCulture at IWMC 2019

We're SOE Certified Resource Providers. That means we're passionate about seeing churches and organizations practice the following standards in short-term missions...
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9 Marks of Healthy Missions

9 Marks of Healthy Missions

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.
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How many Christians are There?

How many Christians are There?

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.
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7 Things Your Church Should Not Do in Missions

7 Things Your Church Should Not Do in Missions

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.
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Photography Tips for your Next Mission Trip

Photography Tips for your Next Mission Trip

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.
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Navigating Short-Term Mission Trips in a Social Media World

Navigating Short-Term Mission Trips in a Social Media World

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.
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Being a Team on a Mission Trip

Being a Team on a Mission Trip

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.
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