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GoConnect Trip: Jacob & Justice Carmichael

Whether you’re a college student looking for a summer internship, a recent graduate not sure where God is calling you to next, or someone who knows they’re called to the mission field and have for a while but not sure where to start, a GoConnect Trip is perfect for you. Each trip is custom designed to connect you to missionaries doing effective ministry in one or more locations across Europe. As no two trips are alike here is some insight from our recent tripsters… Q: Where did you go on your GoConnect Trip? A: We went to Albania and Ukraine …

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GoConnect Trip: Lydia Schäfer (Lydia is married to Daniel Schäfer)

Whether you’re a college student looking for a summer internship, a recent graduate not sure where God is calling you to next, or someone who knows they’re called to the mission field and have for a while but not sure where to start, a GoConnect Trip is perfect for you. Each trip is custom designed to connect you to missionaries doing effective ministry in one or more locations across Europe. As no two trips are alike here is some insight from our recent tripsters… Q: Where did you go on your GoConnect Trip? A: I went to Dresden, Germany in …

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First Person Praying

Have you ever thought about First Person Prayer? Many passages in Scripture written in the first person are located in the Psalms: ”Lord, You have searched me and known me (Ps. 139).” “…and my sin is always before me (Ps. 51).” “Save me, O God, for the waters have come up to my neck (Ps. 69)!” It stands to reason that many of these passages come from King David, known for being a “Man after God’s Own Heart.” David wanted to walk intimately with the Lord. Of course, he had some serious character flaws just like we do. But no …

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GoConnect Trip: The Coonces

Are you someone considering a short-term mission trip or internship? Here is a recent update from the Coonces who went on a GoConnect short trip with Kontaktmission USA. For more information about how this could be you, check out gokmusa.org! Where did you go on your GoConnect Trip? A: Our trip was a little different than most, planning our visits all within Germany: landing in Frankfurt, visiting Herne, Paderborn, Peine, Braunschweig, Berlin, Wüstenrot, and Pforzheim. We planned our trip to visit two potential full-time placements, the Kontaktmission USA intern coordinator, the city where we interned in 2017, an already established healthy …

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Patient v. Passive

Patience has been defined as the ability to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious. Passiveness is defined as accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance. So how do we know when we are being patient or passive when it comes to the Lord’s plan for our lives? Patience is something we all had to learn at KM during what seemed to be the worldwide quarantine of 2020. Pretty much all mission activity stopped and everything became a waiting game. We weren’t sure when we would be able …

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