All posts by Mark Crocker

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Nov'14

Bob Geldof is Pimping the Poor.

“Do they know it’s Christmas?” That is the lyric of the Bob Geldof song. The song he sang with a bunch of …

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Nov'14

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Nov'14

The Country of Africa: 10 Astounding Facts (#6 will break your brain!)

The country of Africa is receiving a lot of bad press during this time of CRISIS OUTBREAK of EBOLA (the …

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31

Oct'14

Why “Just Send Money” Might Be A Terrible Idea

Shouldn’t we just send money to fix the world? “Why do we waste all that time and effort sending volunteers …

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Oct'14

The second worst way to think about the poor. 

How we think about the poor is the way we will approach them. Do we think of them as helpless or as remarkable? is it possible that both are unhelpful generalizations?

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25

Sep'14

STM Volunteer: You are the punchline

You are a STM volunteer who wants to change the world. To your friends and family you are one incredibly sexy …

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11

Sep'14

Do not be the change you want to see

Have you ever tried to corral a group of friends and come up with a plan. What do we want …

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26

Aug'14

If you only had $2 to help the poor this might be the best way to use it.

I was training a group in Toronto. All of them were on their way overseas to go work in countries where …

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22

Aug'14

Short Term Mission Safety – When Militants Want to Kill You

My brother was working in Pakistan in an area where terrorist attacks have become commonplace. He was there to aid …

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