Monthly Archives: February 2013

Restoring Sight (Philippines Mission Trip 2013)

“He answered, ‘Whether He is a sinner, I do no know.  One thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I see.’” (John 9:25) I spent much of last week helping a team of amazing missionaries from Crossroads … Continue reading

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The Night the Heavens opened up in Bacao

We spent yesterday afternoon and evening in the barangay of Bacao.  We had the largest turnout of any clinic to date.  We ticket each event.  We plan to see 180 optical patients and 180 medical patients.  When we arrive they … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Short Term Mission Trip (Philippines Mission Report #5)

I want to try to help people better understand what goes into a well-executed short-term mission trip.  Sometimes people think teams just show up somewhere, hand out a few tracts or bibles and see the glory of God fall.  While … Continue reading

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Where in the world have we been? (Philippines Mission Trip Report #4)

I apologize for the scarcity of reports.  We have had internet connectivity issues, brown outs, and a busier schedule than you can imagine.  This morning has finally afforded me an opportunity to catch you up a bit. To date, we … Continue reading

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Hard Work, Screaming Monkeys, and Brown Outs (Missions Report #3 – Philippines Mission Trip)

[NOTE FROM ROB:  I wrote this days ago (I think….  Time is a blur to me right now.).  However, internet connectivity issues have prevented me from posting, so I thought I would post it belatedly so that you can get … Continue reading

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What is missions? (Philippines Report – Day #2)

Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth.  Sing to the Lord, praise his name; proclaim his salvation day after day.  Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples.  For … Continue reading

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Why do missions (Philippines Report #1 – Travel Day)

19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations,baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” The words … Continue reading

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