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Mission Trip Essentials: Your UN-Packing Guide

August 14, 2015
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Unpacking from your mission trip is about more than just getting the laundry done.

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Mission Trip: Accomplished. Now What?

August 19, 2014
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Mission trips change us. How do we go back to normal without, well, going back to normal?
(A follow-up to last week’s article on coming home well from your mission trip.)

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Coming Home from Your Mission Trip

August 15, 2014
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After going non-stop for days, getting home can feel a bit like the sudden, screeching halt of a roller coaster. Want to ace the landing? Here are eight tips from our frequent fliers on making the transition well.

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Cultural Whiplash

June 26, 2014
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Kenyans call this kind of toilet a “long drop,” I recall as I precariously take care of business. No doubt if I fell through the gaping hole I’d wish the drop were longer – anything to delay the inevitable unsavory plunge. “That,” I tell my morbid imagination, “would be a terrible way to die.” There’s certainly no cause to linger in a place like this – and yet, as I make my way back to the raucous cocina where our family dinner awaits, the only thought I have is how much I love my life.

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