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How To Choose A Mission Trip

January 16, 2015
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Interested in going on a mission trip but don’t know where to start? The number of options for mission trips can be overwhelming. Here are a few questions to help guide your decision.

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What Makes a YWAMer?

October 17, 2014
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Youth With A Mission is a huge family of missionaries from all kinds of church backgrounds, scattered all across the globe. But who are we? What makes a YWAMer? Here’s a glimpse – but we’re just scratching the surface!

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Coming Home from Your Mission Trip

August 15, 2014
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After going non-stop for days, getting home can feel a bit like the sudden, screeching halt of a roller coaster. Want to ace the landing? Here are eight tips from our frequent fliers on making the transition well.

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Do Mission Trips REALLY Matter?

August 5, 2014
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When I hear “Jamaica” I think orphanages, vacation Bible school, and never wanting to leave. Jamaica was the nation that welcomed me into missions. It lit the spark in my heart that still burns deeply in me now.

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Cultural Whiplash

June 26, 2014
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Kenyans call this kind of toilet a “long drop,” I recall as I precariously take care of business. No doubt if I fell through the gaping hole I’d wish the drop were longer – anything to delay the inevitable unsavory plunge. “That,” I tell my morbid imagination, “would be a terrible way to die.” There’s certainly no cause to linger in a place like this – and yet, as I make my way back to the raucous cocina where our family dinner awaits, the only thought I have is how much I love my life.

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