Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Went On a Life-changing Mission Trip

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 28 People

    But For Myself

    About three years ago I went on my own personal mission trip.  I found myself getting really depressed and withdrawn from the world and even my own family.  I was hiding something and I couldn't find the courage to say anything, not even to my twin brother who has...
    JimmyTheBull JimmyTheBull 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 11, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Mission Trip Story

    my mission trip was to go to an orphanage and love the children. we also went to a couple villages and washed and cut the hair of the locals. we gave testimonies.  we had devotions everyday. I gave my testimony for the first time, i was slain in the spirit and then i had a...
    kimmie74 kimmie74 31-35 Feb 5, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Rosebud, South Dakota

    Mission trips were nothing new to me when my youth minister told me we were going to South Dakota to work on an indian reservation for two weeks over the summer. I had been on many mission trips before, and nothing had prepared me for the suffering I encountered in Rosebud...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 22, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My First Missions Trip

    http://tiny.cc/Ifgft
    Deb18 Deb18 41-45 Jul 12, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I used to have dreams for my future. Then social anxiety started to consume me. Public outings give me panic attacks, and I have lost all of my friends. For three years, I have...
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm sick & tired of being a slave to the man. I'm quitting my job & starting my own company
    kiam2 kiam2 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    #Transformation Tuesday! I joined the military at 176 lbs in 2009 throughout my 3 years active duty I gained muscle and was 209lbs when I got out of the army in 2012! By 2013 I was...
    ZacharyOstenso ZacharyOstenso 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, I didn't (I have never smoked marijuana, and I NEVER will). But someone at the high school that I graduated from did. He went to the school the year before I transferred...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My youth group went on a mission trip recently. All the boys had bought knives except for two; one boy got a weapon kinda like a knife, but it was curved out as though it was...
    kkatiestyles123 kkatiestyles123 22-25, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    the entire reason i got ion here i actually forgot about was to share my life changing year with peope and to spread what he has done for me to all to be proof that he is certaibl...
    idkwhatiam idkwhatiam 13-15, M 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am at a point in my life where everything seems to be changing quickly. I am sort of in between being a little girl and being a young woman. I am 13 years old and things are...
    danielle1357 danielle1357 13-15, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is not the first time I have been on this mission, and I am very curious as to who else has taken up this mission, if others in my position reached the same conclusion. When...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been awhile since I posted a blog on here. Telling our experiences are what a psychiatrist would tell me is the key to letting out frustrations and stress, the other part one...
    onmyway3 onmyway3 41-45, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi, this is my story about said topic.. thanks for reading, if you stick around to the very end .. it all started when i was about 4. . i "accepted Jesus into my heart", and it...
    tobeheld tobeheld 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I identify myself as pansexual but I'm still unsure. There is this one girl that I'm in love with since about 6 months now. She told me that she might be bisexual but she has a...
    katibati1 katibati1 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is hard not to question if I have made the right choice. Well, actually it wasn't my choice. I got df'd for a brazen attitude. I got baptized when I was 12. I never wanted to...
    sdematos25 sdematos25 31-35, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This I would not do for the sake of getting high. This used to be like a winter tradition for me as May to June are the only best times of the year to look for them when they are...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    there is someone who i have written an experience a little while back around mid jury about how he has changed my life forever which he has. but recently there have been...
    idkwhatiam idkwhatiam 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    These past few weeks have been quite tumultuous for me. A lot of change happening very quickly, and in a lot of ways, change for the better. It's exhausting though too. I'm having...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had thought about for a very long time. Probably since 3rd grade. I was literally the only one who had no one to play with on the playground. I went to the nurse and layed down...
    AnimeFreak4 AnimeFreak4 13-15 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To make people happy,yes I may be an *** at times and yes I'm a sadist but it still fills me with a certain feeling of joy when I make a persons day....so I consider it my life...
    XavierSenpai XavierSenpai 13-15, M 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Learning Ethics and Money plus Overts and Withholds Builds Business and Personal Profits Have You Ever Been Told “This Experience Will Be Life Changing?” You probably have or...
    jellypeers jellypeers 26-30, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We've had a series of bad luck these past few months. 1 - kitchen plumbing fell apart due to the landlord forcing piping together 2 - our dryer stop working 3 - my boyfriend spun...
    motherwhowantstheworld motherwhowantstheworld 26-30, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So tonight I embarked on my own personal 40 day yoga challenge...I'm so excited about this journey- I've read and heard from others that it is life changing to immerse yourself in...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This actually happened just yesterday and I made an account on here because I have no one else to talk to about it. I started smoking weed maybe two weeks ago and have only been...
    coexorcist coexorcist 18-21, F Jul 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I didn't have the best childhood. My mom remarried three times. The first time she had a son who is four years older than me. His name is Ash and his dad left him. My dad died when...
    cinnamontea cinnamontea 41-45, F Jul 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am so used to four walls or a venture into the garden or cooking for others and cleaning but feel I am missing out on so much more ok I do have the odd shopping trip but that's...
    xshilx xshilx 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Im not worried about the goals in lifr. But to live my life to honor my God. He will lead me and guide me in all that i do. And for the first time i will enjoy my life not rush...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well about two days ago I went in to talk to my therapist about how dysphoric I've been feeling lately, I brought my mother with because shes seen first hand just how bad it's...
    LiamFTM LiamFTM 16-17, T 4 Responses Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    1 (As the title suggests, this is the second part of this story. You can read the first part by clicking at my story titled 'I will tell You a story about the first day of my new...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The one sentence we need to say to everyone to begin a pro-life revolution Today is my birthday. I'm not at all ashamed to tell my age because it's very relevant. I was born...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just want to escape my hell and be free for once in my life. I want to run away..... I want to go on a road trip.... I just want to get away from people that made my life a...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just want to escape my hell and be free for once in my life. I want to run away..... I want to go on a road trip.... I just want to get away from people that made my life a...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    OMG I quit caffeine about 3 weeks ago! The first 2 weeks were hell- headaches, muscle aches, moodiness, extreme exhaustion, depression. I really only did it to see if I could. I...
    nickels513 nickels513 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The subtle change of the seasons is one of my favorite things about life. New smells, new sounds, new activities to do, new things to see. Light and weather change. Every season...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Here is a game my ex keyholder (female coworker) used to determine how long I would be locked up. Take a standard deck of playing cards with 2 jokers, shuffle well. Draw 5 cards...
    Cancun72 Cancun72 41-45, M Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    after my arm is out of this cast and I can do stuff again, I'm gonna change myself. My mission in life, I'm gonna finish this art course and go travelling until I can hang my coat...
    LonerGirl24 LonerGirl24 22-25, F Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ...but I am not angry. Nor am I a bully. It might surprise people to learn that in my daily life, I do not go up to strangers on the street and talk about abortion. I do not...
    jnewcastle jnewcastle 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have finally realized how selfish I am. I think I saw it but instead of accepting it and changing I tried to relieve my guilt by confessing my every thought to people, which in...
    AndFinallyRealityHit AndFinallyRealityHit 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    put my finger over some "snapshot" of that instant and twist it, changing that moment or my reaction to it, it would be my 15th birthday. As I was reading through old posts, I...
    Kindalost Kindalost 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember life before Internet. I think life was better. People had to make a bigger effort,to be in your life. People had to learn the skills of socializing. People had to hear...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F 4 Responses Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I kind of like it this way. Aimless. Each year not planned and completely surprising. This year does not resemble last and the last didn't resemble the year before. I don't see...