A Conversation with Dr. Thomas Long

A Conversation with Dr. Thomas Long

By: Priscilla Andre-Colton Dr. Thomas Long is one of the plenary presenters for the 2019 Annual Event in Galveston. He will be speaking to the gathered body on Thursday and Friday and will lead a workshop on Friday afternoon. For more information about the annual...
The Transformative Power of Youth Mission Trips

The Transformative Power of Youth Mission Trips

By: Jann Treadwell All of us want to make a difference in the lives of others. This can occur as we follow Christ’s mandate to serve those in need. That said, youth leaders hope service projects also will make a difference in the faith and lives of our own youth, not...
What is the “Mission” of our Youth Mission Trips?

What is the “Mission” of our Youth Mission Trips?

By: Bill Buchanan After 9 years, we at Youth Mission Co have come to a conclusion.  We no longer lead youth mission trips. There have been many critiques about short term mission trips with teenagers.  There are stories of young people who travel far away, excited to...
Mission and Christian Education: True Partners

Mission and Christian Education: True Partners

By: Joyce MacKichan Walker Over my forty years of serving churches as a volunteer, Ruling Elder, Certified Christian Educator, and now as a Teaching Elder, I have always known and claimed the importance of educational ministry and mission working hand-in-hand....