Photo contest winners!

Photo contest winners!

For our first-ever photo contest, we asked the SEND community to share their favorite images from 2016. These 13 images — and the stories behind them — show the diversity of the missionary experience. Cherry blossoms in Japan remind a missionary kid of home. A lone...
My Facebook filters

My Facebook filters

By Josie Oldenburg, SEND Communications — During Ukraine’s Orange Revolution more than a decade ago, I wrote an article for a newspaper in California. I’d been in the country about six months. I thought I knew so much. I proudly showed the published story to my...
Inoffensive foreigners

Inoffensive foreigners

By Anna McShane — None of us like to be the foreigner. Being foreign means standing on the outside looking in, being different, lacking a sense of belonging. But when we visit a new country, especially if we are a short-term worker or on a vision trip to help our...