Jeff Richards: Mission trip to the Congo

Jeff Richards: Mission trip to the Congo

On July 23, I made my third trip to Africa, the other two were in 2005 and 2006. I boarded the plane in Charlotte at 6 a.m. on July 23, connected in Washington, D.C. and flew by Ethiopian Airlines to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The destination was Bujumbura, Burundi;...

Thoughts On Preparation For A Mission Trip

Going on my fourth trip to Kiev, Ukraine, I was asked the question: “How do you prepare for such a trip?” Obviously, there is a multitude of matters to take care of, including negotiating the ticket and schedule, packing, finishing up my notes for teaching and...
Teaching, Preaching In Spiritually Needy Latvia

Teaching, Preaching In Spiritually Needy Latvia

[:en] As a member of the board of directors of International Theological Education Ministries, I was asked to go to Riga, Latvia, to teach at Baltic Reformed Theological Seminary in the city. I left Charlotte at 1:15 p.m. Feb. 15, flew to Philadelphia and then to...
Jeff Richards Teaches In Ukraine

Jeff Richards Teaches In Ukraine

[:en] In January, 2012, I was invited to go to Kiev Regional Bible College and Seminary under the auspices of International Theological Education Ministries (I.T.E.M.) in order to teach students the book of James. I was there in November, 2011 to teach theology, and...