Saying “God called me” Can be a Dangerous Phrase: Guest post from Amy Medina

Back when I was 23 and raising support to be a missionary in Tanzania, you would have heard me say, “God is calling me.” I would have told you that I had a heart for teaching missionary kids. I would have told you that I loved Africa and wanted to see God’s kingdom built there. And those things were 100% true. I wasn’t a deceiver who was trying to pull the wool over my supporter’s eyes. But there was more to it than that. … More Saying “God called me” Can be a Dangerous Phrase: Guest post from Amy Medina

Ticket Home: Check

With a singular feeling, I waited, none too patiently, for a friend to make a good find on a ticket to Minnesota, which has been securely purchased and its email is now occupying a space in the folder dubbed “FLIGHTS/ENVISION,” and which marks the end of my adventure in Taipei with Envision: Taiwan. Take off: … More Ticket Home: Check

The MRT Adventure Continues! Stations visited: 40

Goal: visit all MRT stations before I leave Taiwan. Time left: about 100 days (minus a few while I visit Myanmar on a visa run) Stations visited: 40 Stations left: ….. 64 haha   Here are some of the highlights from the past couple months of collecting stamps! Travel Log Longshan Temple and Xiangshan Stations … More The MRT Adventure Continues! Stations visited: 40

The World is Changing: What We Cannot Afford Not to Change (A guest post from Tim Meier)

​ This is a guest post that was originally an email I received from my leaders at Envision, and I was moved by their good shepherding of our missions organization. Tim Meier, the leader of Envision as a whole, has put up some good thoughts about the changes of our world, and the overall pluralism … More The World is Changing: What We Cannot Afford Not to Change (A guest post from Tim Meier)