Today I’m going to give you a side of Short-Term Missions that you won’t find in the newsletters or in the promotional materials from your sending organization. If, however, you spend any length of time on the mission field (long enough for the “honeymoon stage” to wear off), you will experience.
You’ve been accepted to an STM program, you have a departure date and you have one more thing to do… get the word out. This is no small thing… in fact it’s down right MAJOR! How you get the word out to supporters or potential supporters is crucial. Here are my thoughts… Continue reading
Living abroad. It’s so exciting isn’t it!
Friends can be green with envy that we spend our days in the four exotic corners of the developed or the developing world and while each area has its endearing qualitites, make no mistake, there are drawbacks as well, especially when it comes to celebrating Christmas. Continue reading
Does “STM/AIM Q&A” mean anything to you?
Probably not… so let me explain in a nutshell:
– STM = Short Term Missions
– AIM = Associates in Missions
– Q&A = Questions & Answer
One of the things that I want to do with these STMM posts is to answer questions that I’ve either (a) asked personally or (b) been asked by others. Continue reading
So you want to be involved in short term missions (STM)… Yours is a noble aspiration.
Today’s post is a long one so be sure you’ve got
an extra-large cup of coffee to wash it down… Enjoy!
I was recently asked a question and thought that the answer might benefit others who find themselves confident that God is calling them to short-term missions involvement, but they’re perhaps not yet quite sure where.
I’m applying for short-term missions. Do I indicate the country that I’m feeling or is there only a list of certain countries that the organization is recruiting for?
For some time now, I’ve been thinking about adding a new element to the blog and it’s finally found its place: I’m calling it “Short Term Missions Mondays.” Continue reading