Four months after travelling with HistoryMakers to South-East Asia, one of our summer team members, Josh, has reflected on how his time away impacted him.
35 “Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or
1 Ignore Jesus’ request in John 4:35 that we take a long hard look at the fields. Seeing the needs of people can be depressing and very unsettling. It could lead to genuine missionary concern.
2 Focus your energy on socially acceptable targets. Go for a job with a big salary. Focus on career ambitions. Pick out that
An engineer, a vet and a missionary walk into a bar, and thus ensues a farfetched conversation eventually followed by a corker of a punchline which nobody saw coming.
That’s how the story would go if written by a stand-up comedian. However, a more realistic conversation might go something like this:
“I really admire what you do”,
The plane touched down. A trumpet sounded – Ryanair flight obvs – and I looked outside at the unfamiliar surroundings.
I’d been abroad before. Several cheap, fun in sun, holidays to Spain with Mum and Dad but this was something completely different. I was 15 years old and had just arrived in Eastern Europe for my
There are lots of things to think about when deciding how to spend your summer, and there are lots of options available. Here are five questions you should ask of any trip, and some reasons why HistoryMakers might be a good fit…
- Will I meet a need?
One of the biggest accusations against short-term mission
I’m in London for the day, and with my errands run I find myself with a couple of hours to kill.
It’s cold outside, so I pop into a Starbucks. The rush of warm air greets me, along with the smell of ground coffee and the certain hope of free wi-fi. I order the Christmas brûlée
Every summer, HistoryMakers sends teams of young adults across Asia to serve local churches and be immersed in what mission looks like far from home.
In July, Operation India visited Christians working in Delhi and Vijayawada who are passionate about seeing the Kingdom of God grow in India.
The team had a life-changing, unforgettable two weeks. Check
It’s another hot and humid morning as you fill your backpack. Clothes, paperwork and toiletries are crammed in around as many Bibles as you can carry.
From the minibus you watch the jungle speed by, interspersed with occasional villages, shops and petrol stations. At a quick pit stop, you leave the air-conditioned