Mission to Faith Hope Love Academy in Hualien, Taiwan

For years I have watched many of my church brothers and sisters go on short-term and long-term trips. I've heard the stories, seen the slideshow presentations, and wondered if I was called to go like they were. When I got an invitation to serve at a juvenile detention center on the east coast of Taiwan this year, I accepted - partly out of a desire to serve and obey Christ's commands, and partly out of curiosity. Can people really make a difference in a week's time? Is all the money and effort spent reaching out to people halfway around the world actually "worth it"? read more →

Summer English Camp 2013 in Taoyuan, Taiwan

To be perfectly honest, I don’t know how to put my experience at Yuan-Ze University Summer English Camp (SEC) this year in words. I was there as an English teacher, but in turn I actually learned an incredible amount from the American team, the Taiwanese coworkers, and even the kids. read more →

Little Lights Mission Trip 2013

In early July, CTPC sent a youth group team to serve Little Lights Urban Ministries located in South East, DC. Little Lights works with families in local public housing units to provide them resources and opportunities. Our team consisted of Teresa, Joshua, Jessica, Yi-Ying, Shuai-Ya, Mayline, Erica, and Jason. The children that we were serving came.. read more →