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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Go on Mission Trips

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Go on Mission Trips

THEME: OUTREACH Written by Kezia Lewis I am a full-time missionary. But I wasn’t always one. To serve full-time in the mission field was perhaps the hardest decision I have ever made in my life.  You must be wondering why I would be writing about reasons to not go on mission trips when I am […]

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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Go on Mission Trips

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Go on Mission Trips

THEME: OUTREACH Written by Kezia Lewis I am a full-time missionary. But I wasn’t always one. To serve full-time in the mission field was perhaps the hardest decision I have ever made in my life.  You must be wondering why I would be writing about reasons to not go on mission trips when I am […]

Uganda, where I have been called

Uganda, where I have been called

THEME: OUTREACH Written by Georgina Mayhew, United Kingdom My name is Georgina and I’m 21 years old. I have been to Uganda, East Africa numerous times for missions. The main issue that struck me was the sheer poverty within the country. I knew that there was no way that I could solve the problem by […]

I Found Jesus through Computer Games

I Found Jesus through Computer Games

THEME: OUTREACH Written by Shawn Quah I once worked in the IT industry and my life revolved around working, eating, sleeping, occasional outings with mum and close friends and lastly, gaming. This box up lifestyle, coupled with a job that I could not see myself doing for long led me to question where my life […]

You Taught Me to Trust

You Taught Me to Trust

Written by Debra Ayis I was alone; I was frightened and afraid. I sought comfort and a listening ear; None was available, none would be bothered. My life was fraught with demons, Seeking to steal my soul and faith. I sought a friend, But none could be found. I turned to you. You taught me […]

When God said “Go!”

When God said “Go!”

THEME: OUTREACH Written By Esther Champion, United Kingdom My name is Esther. I’m 27 years old. I used to live in Bristol, England before moving to Colombia. I arrived in Bogota, Colombia on 14 January 2014 and will be here serving God until January 2015. So why am I here? In October 2012 I was […]

She was the Fragrance of Christ

She was the Fragrance of Christ

THEME: OUTREACH Written by Joanna Hor It was a hand-made wedding gift presented to his wife and him that caught his attention. He had never seen such detail and meticulousness put into a gift before. His new colleague had never mentioned this talent she had; then again, she was a relatively quiet person and not […]

3 Statements during Outreach that Stumped Me

3 Statements during Outreach that Stumped Me

THEME: OUTREACH Written by Charles Ng   Two years ago, my church opened a class for non-believers to explore the beliefs of the Christian faith. In all honesty, we were not sure who would come. But class after class, we were surprised by the diversity and number of persons interested. People of varied ages and […]

Why I Left Comfort and Stability for Cambodia

Why I Left Comfort and Stability for Cambodia

THEME: OUTREACH Written by Corinne Tan, New Zealand Photo Credit: Corinne Tan   In June this year, I made the decision to move from arguably the most beautiful place on earth, New Zealand, to hot, dusty, Cambodia. (Some background information about me—I’m 22 years old and I hold a bachelors degree.) I’m currently juggling multiple […]

What is Total Commitment?

What is Total Commitment?

Written by J. C. Tulalian And [Jesus] said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.”—Luke 9:23-24 (ESV) In every relationship, commitment […]

Would you go the extra mile?

Would you go the extra mile?

THEME: OUTREACH Written by Megan Low I recently spent $70 because of Kenneth, a young sales attendant. (Well, also partly because of my need for new pants.) Considering the amount of reflection and thinking which has resulted from my purchase, the parting of cash may have been worthwhile after all. There are some lessons one […]