Getting to know God through people we just barely got to know

The other night, I had a conversation with a fellow member of our church’s Dominican Republic mission team who was troubled by the way that we are leaving behind people we just barely got to know. It’s the toughest part of every mission trip: saying hasta pronto when you know very well it’s going to be hasta never. I told my teammate what I’ve come to believe: that somehow I’m getting to know God better even through people I barely got to know. Continue reading