Episode 34 Personal Stories: Guatemala Mission Trip

In The Name of Service by Dr. Barb Thompson

Episode notes

In this episode, Barb Thompson interviews Mackell Phillips, Shelly Kist, and her daughter Lily about their mission trip to Guatemala. They discuss their motivations for going on the trip, the impact it had on their perspectives and contentment, and the importance of carrying the experience forward. They also talk about the role of educators in providing these types of experiences for students and the need for a supportive and encouraging environment. Overall, the conversation highlights the transformative power of mission trips and the importance of prioritizing faith and service in education. The conversation highlights the importance of building a strong team, being intentional and providing support, living with purpose, the life-changing experience of the trip, reflection and encouragement, and continuing the conversation.


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