short-term missions

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Eating Weeds

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2012 “Try this,” the Russian girl said as she handed me a green leaf freshly plucked out of the ground. I glanced down at the item being offered then looked up at the Russian teens gathering around me. Sensing my uncertainty they all began to goad me, “Go … Continue reading

Red + Green = Brown

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2012 I take my seat on the concrete playground next to a group of Guatemalan children who are coloring in their Jesús en Mi Corazon (Jesus in My Heart) coloring book during VBS activity time. Suddenly, a little girl taps my arm and points to the paper in … Continue reading

When Maybe Becomes Yes

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2012 “But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath. But let your “Yes” be “Yes,” and your “No,” “No,” lest you fall into judgment.” (James 5:12 NIV) When I returned home from my first mission trip, I … Continue reading

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