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3 WAYS TO OVERCOME THE FEAR OF STEPPING OUT

We’ve all been there. You’re getting ready for your mission trip, one you’ve been planning and saving for for months....
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MISSION TRIPS, SOCIAL MEDIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY
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MISSION TRIPS, SOCIAL MEDIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY

We have all seen the photos and social media posts of first-world people surrounded by third-world children, crouching and posing...
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WHY TO TAKE YOUTH ON A MISSION TRIP
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WHY TO TAKE YOUTH ON A MISSION TRIP

I was fresh out of high school and on a medical mission trip to Papua New Guinea. We were sitting...
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HOW AND WHAT TO PACK FOR A MISSION TRIP
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HOW AND WHAT TO PACK FOR A MISSION TRIP

So you’re going on a mission trip. What should you bring? Or more importantly, what shouldn’t you? The answers to...
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MISSION TRIP FUNDRAISING FUNDAMENTALS
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MISSION TRIP FUNDRAISING FUNDAMENTALS

So, you’ve checked off the 5 essentials and you’re going on a mission trip. What’s next? Aside from the necessary...
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5 THINGS TO CHECK BEFORE PLANNING THAT MISSION TRIP
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5 THINGS TO CHECK BEFORE PLANNING THAT MISSION TRIP

Like most things, mission trips are a mixed bag. They can be terrible or wonderful experiences. Helpful or harmful to...
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A SERVANT OF SERVANTS
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A SERVANT OF SERVANTS

This beautiful testimony is written by Diana Garrett (missionary in Tuxpan, Mexico). We were all sitting around the table enjoying...
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Jesus and the hot springs
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Jesus and the hot springs

Take some time to be encouraged by this amazing story out of Costa Rica today! Recently, the Aguilar family (who...
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5 reasons men should go on missions trips
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5 reasons men should go on missions trips

Statistically, here at CFCI (which mirrors many other organizations around the world), more women than men go on mission trips,...
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My Time as an ESL Teacher’s Assistant
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My Time as an ESL Teacher’s Assistant

“I have never had an experience that challenged me more or instilled more growth in me than my summer with...
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A Christmas story of persecution
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A Christmas story of persecution

Today's blog post comes from Diana Garrett our missionary in Tuxpan, Mexico. Over this Christmas season (which ends January 6,...
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The Ultimate Adventure
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The Ultimate Adventure

As we find ourselves deep within the Christmas season, we have the opportunity to reflect back over this past year...
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FIRM IN THE FAITH IN THE FACE OF FIRE
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FIRM IN THE FAITH IN THE FACE OF FIRE

An incredibly powerful story today, from our missionary in Mexico, Diana Garrett (names and specific locations have been changed for security reasons):...
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BEAUTY AND BAPTISMS
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BEAUTY AND BAPTISMS

Baptisms are always special, but I can easily say that this ceremony in the Mexican mountains is the one that has...
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BAKING CHANGES LIVES
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BAKING CHANGES LIVES

The Bakeshop filled with cheers, smiles and hugs as the winners came forward to receive their prizes.  It was a...
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TANGIBLE GRACE
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TANGIBLE GRACE

Today's blog post was written by our office Intern from Nebraska Christian College, Nyamkuiy Banang Dei. I remember it vividly. When...
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MEDICINE AND MIRACLES
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MEDICINE AND MIRACLES

Today's blog post is from Kirstin Miller, one of our Global Ambassador's in Costa Rica: A few weeks ago, I...
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THE LILLIES AND THE BIRDS
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THE LILLIES AND THE BIRDS

Last week I spent three days with 15 high schoolers in the middle of nowhere Nebraska, in a billion degree...
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Afraid, yet filled with JOY: Reflections on Tirrases
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Afraid, yet filled with JOY: Reflections on Tirrases

Today we have the pleasure of hearing from one of our Global Ambassador's, Karina Lin: Updates From Tirrases Yesterday, we...
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CAN YOU SAY “TURTLE”?
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CAN YOU SAY “TURTLE”?

Today's post is from Barbara Rowe, our missionary in El Salvador: "Thank you for not forgetting about us!" Fernando says...
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