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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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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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06

Mar'14

Causes of Poverty: The answer will surprise you.

Late one night in a hotel room in Toronto in my way to Haiti, I realized I was going to …

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12

Dec'13

The #1 Change That Haiti Needs

I recently had lunch with a friend and we talked, as I often do, about international relief and development work. …

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01

Oct'08

Did you Know that Short Term Mission is Broken?

Have you prepared just enough to make you dangerous? Learned the 10 basic language lessons, discovered the strange cultural customs, worked …

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16

Jun'08

When Disaster Strikes

Often when we attempt to engage in International Relief and Development work, we cannot help but enter with our own …

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06

May'08

When Elephants Dance

“Would you like to know what it is like to do mission with North Americans? Let me tell you a …

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