You’re likely here because you’re either gearing up for a mission trip or contemplating one. I’m eager to share the insights from my own journeys with you. With 20 years in youth ministry under my belt and participation in over 15 short-term mission trips—11 of which I led—I’ve amassed considerable experience.  I am not trying

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If you have ever spent some time on a farm in the Midwest you probably have heard of the phrase “crop rotation”.  It is a concept farmers have learned many many years ago.  Crop rotation is an agricultural practice where different types of crops are grown sequentially on the same plot of land across several

The Gaming Opportunity (Video)

Normally, I don’t share videos but someone shared this video opportunity from thinqmedia.com and it was quite affirming to a vision on video games are an uncharted mission field that I have felt for several years now.  I wrote a six-part blog series on Faith and Video Games which you can check out here. The

We are continuing our discussion on the intersection between the Church and the world of video games.  To catch up visit Part One (introduction), Part Two (Negative Side), Part Three (Positive Side), Part Four (A New Mindset), and Part Five (Building Trust) to stay up-to-date. Launching a new ministry is hard enough, but we fully admit launching