Browsing through the channels on our no-cable-access television, my wife came across a pastor friend of mine. He was interviewing people who were volunteering at a school in Vancouver near where we live.
One of the people he interviewed said that his reason for volunteering was, “I wanted to go on a mission trip, but couldn’t afford it. I decided that volunteering locally could be a mission trip in itself. I can volunteer anytime and it’s just a drive across town.”
How can we convey to our neighbors that there is a rich and fertile mission field within driving distance of their homes? How can we convey to the mission-minded that Uganda and Puerto Rico and Mexico are honorable mission destinations but that the needs of people nearby are just as significant and just as rewarding to minister to? Read More →