short-term missions

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3| Malta, Island Of Barbarians

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2013 “The natives showed us extraordinary kindness;…” (Acts 28:2a NASB) The word “natives” in this scripture is the Greek “barbaros” or the English translation of “barbarians”.  The reference is not in the context of savagery or being uncivilized but instead as a connotation of being foreigners, neither Greek … Continue reading

Just A Hugging Fool

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2013 I came across a letter that I had written when I was eight years old to my paternal grandmother. The correspondence had found its way back to me after my father’s passing a few years ago. More than 40 years later, one sentence within the short paragraph … Continue reading

Someone Touched Me

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2012 I was invited to join our mission trip leader and a couple of other team members to survey the campsite and meet the camp director prior to the mission team’s arrival the next day. As the group walked through the grounds, a small hand suddenly grasped mine. … Continue reading

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