Have you ever wondered why it's so hard to do mission work in your own city yet so easy to spend two weeks in Uganda?
As we sit in our pews on Sunday morning, the pastor mentions a two-week trip overseas and our ears perk up! A two-week trip with my youth group to a foreign country? How much? I'm in! Raising $2,000 might take a little time out of our day, yet after sending a few letters or getting some cleverly-designed T-shirt printed, the money's in our hands in no time. We fly out to a remote village in Africa, spend a few days acclimating to jet lag, don't bathe for a week, eat small amounts of food that we're not used to and LOVE EVERY SINGLE MINUTE! It's almost counter-intuitive.Read More