PREPARING FOR A MISSION TRIP

Pete Missions

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is almost over. Christmas is just a few weeks away and then we start 2019. We are excited about what 2019 holds for us here at MissionLab. We have groups signing up and getting ready to come this spring and summer and we can’t wait for them to get here to see all the ways that God is going to move. One of the many questions that we receive when groups are preparing to come is, “How do we prepare for our trip with MissionLab?” Here at Missionlab, we send materials that we hope will aid our teams in their preparation to serve with us. But there are a few things that we would …

What’s Your Focus?

mlab Behind The Scenes, Local, Missions, Sarah, Staff

This is a guest blog from our Associate Director of Youth and College Programs, Sarah Barnett. Sarah is a New Orleans native who spends too much time drinking coffee and reading BuzzFeed articles.   The leaves don’t change much during a New Orleans autumn. While friends in other parts of the country are beginning to add layers to their outfits, I’m still rocking flip-flops. I force myself to drink the oh-so-beloved pumpkin spice lattes, even though the face-melting heat will linger here until mid-December. Despite the weather, though, the feeling of fall creeps into New Orleans in other ways: the feeling that it’s time to rest, to regroup, time to rethink and reframe. Our theme for the coming MissionLab year is “FOCUS …