“What should I do to prepare for long-term missions?”
I awoke in the night, and cried myself back to sleep. I was six years old and living in the River House dorm in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It was my first year at boarding school, and I had just had a vivid dream.
The (un?)spoken assumption in mission culture is “good” missionaries shouldn’t feel regret. But, does having regret imply I don’t have enough faith in God?
What is God’s plan for my life? It’s a question I’ve asked at different stages in my life, usually after facing a disappointment or a dramatic change I hadn’t expected. …
Defining my Asian-American experience hasn’t been easy. I’m still struggling to find others to engage in those conversations with and so I’m still learning and stumbling through it.