Short term missions trip are en vogue for American churches looking for something to do for their teens (and hoping they might just get saved on the trip). But, now a new campaign is trying to stop these “harmful” missions trips to orphanages especially. What’s the first requirement for missions, before anybody even thinks about going on a missions trip? We lay down the most essential pre-requisite. And, also we offer general principles for charitable giving for missions and international needs.
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.