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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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15

Aug'14

A Simple Trick to Learn a New Language Fast!

I was talking with a volunteer and our talk began to literally revolve around talk. We wondered how some people seem …

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31

Jul'14

Short Term Mission Failure: a poorly kept secret?

what is wrong with these people? They have to walk for kilometres for water, often to polluted streams, and this pump is just sitting there at their doorstep - Why don't they fix it?

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23

Jul'14

Should Anyone Care For the Poor?

We were on our way to care for the poor. We were up a mountain.  Our truck had made the …

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15

Jul'14

5 Secret Skills to Becoming a Travel Virtuoso

What is the difference between a tourist and a traveller? A traveller has learned how to take the stress of travel and make it work for them rather than trying to work against it.

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09

Jul'14

Want to help the poor? Don’t make this rookie mistake

A few years ago I was at a church that wanted to help the poor, so we started looking for …

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26

Jun'14

The Fatal Flaw to Understanding Culture

A few years ago I was in India and I met a travel writer for Outdoor magazine. We chatted about …

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