List of Human Trafficking Resources – Canada & Beyond

I had a website on the topic of human trafficking specific to Canada, but have since closed it. Here is the resource list I had for your perusal. If you have additions please leave a comment. Canada National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking RCMP: Human...
Rowling on Voluntourism. Ro on Short Term Missions

Rowling on Voluntourism. Ro on Short Term Missions

Saturdays now feature short vignettes of ideas. _______________________________________________ JK Rowling recent tweeted about the dangers of voluntourism. If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, rich (usually) white (usually) women travel to far away...
Three Ways to Justify Short Term Missions Trips

Three Ways to Justify Short Term Missions Trips

One of the most popular posts on my blog is, “10 Questions to Ask Before Embarking on Short Term Mission Work”. I’ve put together this addition stemming from my experience as both a leader in the church and the NGO sector. I think it’s a good...

Stop the Orphanage Tourism Insanity

If you’ve ever visited an orphanage to do some voluntourism and knew little about the place you were going then chances are you were hanging out with kids with parents. Do yourself a favour, and the people you wish to help, and be meticulous in your research...

Kony2012 and the Age of Unbridled Slacktivism

EDIT: Mar, 8 2012. The interwebs exploded with the Kony2012 campaign on March 7th, 2012, and with it came the deluge of wild and runaway support for the organization (Invisible Children) behind the short film. In our connected age tugging at the heart strings of the...