Stories From Recent Mission Trips


"Mercy at Work" - by Meghan O'Neill 

I joined a team of twenty Americans from across the country and headed to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with the sole purpose of extending mercy.

"My Life-Changing Experience in Kenya" - by Liz Bergeron

From the start, I had no idea what to expect. I was unprepared for exactly how much this trip would impact my heart -- and my whole life.

There are more mission trip stories on our blog, where you can read about ministering to the beautiful Maasai people in Kenya, or how a trip to the Dominican Republic redefined poverty in a very personal way.

Standards of Excellence

The Standards of Excellence (SOE) in Short-Term Mission is an organization that accredits those who send, receive, facilitate, and support short-term missions. SOE has developed seven standards that organizations need to uphold in order to receive accreditation. One Child Matters became an Associated Member in October 2014 and will continue the commitment of conducting trips that are centered on Christ and uphold the seven standards set forth by SOE.