Often I have either listened to, or been a part of the debate revolving around short term versus long term international engagement. I believe that I am a short term worker, albeit, with a long term focus … but the debate rages as to what a truly effective usage of international aid – time and dollars look like.
I do not want to fuel the fire of seperation, I believe that both, when done with excellence are effective and necessary. There are both good and bad long term and short term missions. But here is an interesting question, Biblically, what example do we see regarding missions? Was most missions long-term or short-term?