Short-Term Missions

“Little Animals”

For the last five months we have been involved in reaching out and assisting in a number of ways an elderly shelter just down the road from where we live. The center is run by a non-profit, and we are still trying to determine just how it functions. It appears to receive some support from …

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Summer Teams

We were privileged to be a part of three separate church groups this summer. During this time we participated together in multiple outreaches, including two soccer tournaments, a wheelchair distribution event and multiple baking classes. During the summer we also visited both a shelter for the elderly and a men’s alcohol and drug rehabilitation center …

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Summer Overdrive

We were pleased to have a group from Mt. Calvary Church with us from June 12-20. What a great time! Two days later, on June 22, our missionXchange 6-week summer experience began. Mike Conteras, Levi Marti and Tim Totten brought a team of 15 from Gibson City Bible Church here from July 6-11. We took …

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Evangelization via Relationship

In his book Cross-cultural Servanthood, Duane Elmer cites a study done by the Canadian International Development Agency, seeking for the principal aspects that foster effectiveness in overseas endeavors. The CIDA study, replicated several times, demonstrated that, far and away, the most powerful factor in overseas effectiveness was the ability to initiate and sustain interpersonal relationships …

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