authenticity

Are We Complaining Too Much?

by Craig Thompson on November 21, 2016

Authenticity. It’s a big buzzword today, popular among millennials, pastors to millennials, mom bloggers, and . . . missionaries. Sharing shortcomings and struggles has many benefits, not the least of which is showing other imperfect people that they’re not alone. But where that sharing grows and grows, there is bound to be pushback. One person’s honesty is another person’s […]

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How to be a Real Missionary

by Anisha Hopkinson on June 10, 2016

My first attempt at overseas missions was a rather spur of the moment decision. As I made plans to drop out of college and get an apartment with my best friend, Dad showed me the website of a medical mission in Africa and suggested I give it a try. So I did. I didn’t think […]

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Jumping Off the Pedestal

by Editor on November 6, 2015

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I live in fear of disappointing people. Supporters, our church, our organization, family, friends. I know how messy my life is, I know the things I struggle with, I know where I stumble, I know how often I mess things up, and now I worry others will know too. I have always been a pretty […]

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