Many have charged that short-term missions are, if not a waste, at least a poor use of time, money and power. For the host of one such mission to Liberia, they are nothing of the sort.
Principal, Ricks Institute, Monrovia, Liberia
Olu Q. Menjay is principal and chief administrative officer of the Ricks Institute, a learning and faith community near Monrovia, Liberia. Looted and vandalized during the Liberian civil war, the school is the only private school in Liberia offering free primary education. A native of Liberia, Menjay has studied in the United States at Mercer University, Duke Divinity School and Boston University and has a PhD from the University of Wales, through the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Praha, Czech Republic.
Check out the Zeteo Resource Guide for Advent to find links to a number of different Advent series ideas:
- Topical Advent series like “Follow the Star” and “Advent Waiting”
- Lectionary-based worship plans for year B
- An Advent art video meditation series
- Advent candle series about faith stories, peace, and more