Leadership | Missions | Serving
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Missions is a Joke

A few weeks ago, some Honduran pastors asked me for advice on how to do church. That’s the punch line. Now allow me to set up the joke. My 13-year-old son and I were blessed beyond measure to serve for a week in Honduras with..
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Missions
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[Professionalism] Give It Up, Already

My 3-year-old daughter likes to do things herself. I know this because on a somewhat regular basis she’ll tell me, “I-DO-IT-MYSELF!” It’s only cute the first time. The more she says it, the more I feel the need to put her in her place. I’m..
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Families | Missions
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[Summer Service] A Family Experience

Summer missions trips are exciting for us youth workers and for our students. They are great times away together to bond and serve the Lord. But, missions trips can also mean a week of stress for families back home who are trying to run normally..
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Joani Schultz’s Lifetree Adventure to India

Our friends at Lifetree Adventures recently journeyed to India to serve amongst the slum communities and partner with the indigenous minsitries and churches. Leading the trip were Founders of Group Publishing, Thom and Joani Schultz. Below we wanted to share with you some of Joani’s..
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Missions | Outreach
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Do Short-Term Mission Trips Do More Damage Than Good?

Over the last decade there’s been A LOT of smack-talk about short-term mission trips (STMT’s)—in the youth ministry community, it’s intellectually fashionable to question their purpose, long-term impact, and even their moral foundation. The problem with short-term mission trips or service projects, according to critics,..
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