If your heart is tugging at you to respond to the call of global service, we affirm that call, but we encourage you, among other things, to learn as much as you can about the field of international development and to apply the “best practices” along the way.
When we become so afraid of doing the wrong thing that we fail to even try to do the right thing, something is askew.
Slacktivism: the act of showing support for a cause but only truly being beneficial to the egos of people participating.
When I think about the Levites who ministered by night, I think about a dedicated, reliable group who got things done and—through their skill and humility—made the work look easy.
The kinds of stories we tell about ourselves matter, and the story patterns that control and direct our lives are powerful forces.