Beginners Guide to Short Term Missions
What you need to know before you go -- 15 helpful suggestions to get you ready for your trip.
Excerpt - What have I gotten myself into?
One phone call from my church's missions pastor was enough to plunge me into a mixture of heart-stopping fear and wild excitement. "We're making plans for next year's mission trips, and I wanted to talk with you about your availability to go. What do you think?" Me? What did I think? Well, here's what I think: I have no skills, I'm too old. I'm out of shape for physical work. It would be too hot. Or maybe too cold. I might faint. I haven't been to seminary. I don't know enough. I don't do children, you know. Me? I'm a first-class wimp! What I actually said, in my weakest little voice, after a couple of big gulps, was: "Well, I dunno. Tell me more." He told me a lot, and then I heard someone using my voice say, "Yeah, well, yeah, I think I might could, uh, maybe go."
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Posted on Wed, August 1, 2012
by Donna Shiflett