Vacation or Mission?

Do short-term mission trips do anyone any good? Do short-term mission trips do anyone any good? Each year, American Christians spend more than a billion dollars on short-term mission trips. Some go to impoverished areas of North America. Some go to more exotic places — irreligious nations, Christian...


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    In December 2011, Crossing Borders mission team had an eventful trip to Mexico to deliver shoebox gifts to our partner churches. This turned out to be...
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