Episode 028: Local Missions

We often think of going FAR away on mission trips … but that is not always the case. There are global, national, regional, and even LOCAL mission work opportunities out there. Join us for a discussion with special guest Ben Sorrells, The Bridge Special Event Coordinator, who also leads The Bridge Mission Teams to our adopted village La Union Abajo in the Dominican Republic.

SHOW NOTES:

1:20 – Ben Sorrells admits to lurking outside the close Victoria’s Restaurant
2:55 – What are ‘Missions’?
4:00 – Ben explains The Bridge Mission of our adopted village La Union Abajo in the Dominican Republic, with Crossover CUPS MISSION
6:20 – What is the difference between Global, National, Regional, and Local scale mission work?
8:00 – Identify your sphere of influence
9:00 – Mark, Denise, and Andrew share their mission trip stories
11:20 – Thinking about taking your FIRST step toward mission work?
13:20 – Ben shares some part of his lifestyle which were actually local mission work
14:25 – The Bridge Hands & Feet Volunteer Service Day
18:40 – Andrew shares a personal Hands & Feet story
20:35 – Mark explains an outreach program his church does
21:55 – Mission work and serving is really a form of worship, first and foremost
22:55 – Ideas for finding LOCAL mission work in your own sphere of influence
25:20 – Takeaways

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