The 7 Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Missions

The 7 Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Missions

By Josiah Holland | June 2019 Background You can learn more about the 7 standards from the organization behind them at soe.org.  SOE is a membership, accrediting, and resourcing body for churches, agencies, and schools.  The help their members apply the 7 Standards to...
Uncommon

Uncommon

By Josiah Holland | April 2019 What does it mean to be uncommon? To be set apart, different, not alike. Out of the ordinary, arguably extraordinary. Uncommon is curiosity,  the theme of the sermon on the mount, the call to a life examined, a higher standard, more than...
XPCulture at IWMC 2019

XPCulture at IWMC 2019

By Josiah Holland | April 2019 Howdy! I’m excited about all that is happening at the 2019 International Wholistic Mission’s Conference, and while the rest of my team couldn’t make it, I hope to see you around. I’ve done my best below to give you an...
Photography Tips for your Next Mission Trip

Photography Tips for your Next Mission Trip

by Josiah Holland 4 Principles for Perfect Pictures We recently posted an article by Jessica about the privacy and safety concerns of photography and posting to social media. You can read that article here.  We weren’t saying in that article that having pictures from...
Navigating Short-Term Mission Trips in a Social Media World

Navigating Short-Term Mission Trips in a Social Media World

by Jessica Purdy Motivations, Safety, and Privacy In today’s world, everything we do is posted on social media. The food we eat, the clothes we wear, our random 1:00 AM thoughts, all these things at one point or another usually make it onto our social media platforms....