Our society is inundated with conversations and opinions about every imaginable issue. For many, fear of ”the other“ has eclipsed compassion for those different from oneself. But for believers, our only fear should be fear of the Lord.
Short-term trips are often seen as a waste of time and a burden to vocational missionaries on the field. Yet these trips can be encouraging and beneficial, rather than burdensome.
The apostle Paul says that God’s power is made perfect in weakness (2 Cor. 12:9). Some might need to move across the world to be brought to a glorious place of weakness, but most probably just need to walk next door.