• What No One Tells You About Short-Term Mission Trips

     By Sandra Glahn – Researchers estimate that more than a million people per year take short-term mission trips (STMs).  Some say that in the 13- to 17-year-old bracket, that number is closer to two million. When I...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Memories

    By Peggy W. Lester – This past August marks the 21st year of my Dad’s passing away. Sometimes it seems like only yesterday, but, then again, it seems like an eternity. I still miss him so very...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • A Simple Pair of Glasses

    By Peggy W. Lester – I kept having a strong sense in my spirit to purchase a pair of magnifying glasses for myself to carry on this mission trip in August of 2006. Now, I do wear...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • A New Spin to My Trip

    By Peggy Lester – The roads were maintained relatively good, but there were pot holes frequently along the road. The speed limit is also several miles higher than ours in the States. I think riding on these...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Passion for Christ

    By Peggy Lester – I was blessed to be a part of a mission trip to Nigeria with some short term missionaries in 2008. We would be speaking at a conference where attendance would peak at 13,000...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • In Her Own Little World

    She had a twinkle in her eye and she stood as close to me as possible. Even though she couldn’t speak, we communicated. She loved to hold my hand and in my mind’s eye I can still...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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