Short-term missions trips can build up your congregation. These trips offer exposure to the body of Christ in new places, and they can expose young and old alike to the joys and challenges of missions work. In these articles, you'll find practical ways to construct a ministry that is characterized by a strong vision and comprehensive training. You'll also learn to ask important questions of your team members and your hosts before you embark on your trip.
This Resource contains all of the following:
Opportunities for All Ages
Short-term missions are not only for students; they’re for adults too.
The Pastor’s Role in Short-Term Missions
A pastor explains how the most visible church leader can promote short-term missions.
Safe and Legal Short-Term Missions
Understand the risks and protect your missions trips.
A Short-Term Missions Training Program
The success of your trip largely depends on the preparation you provide.
A New Way of Reaching Out
Short-term missions are a growing trend, and one that can benefit your church.
Spread the Word
11 ways to promote your upcoming missions trip.
Key Questions for Short-Term Missions Trips
Learning about the host culture is vital to your team's credibility.
Apply, Screen, Select
Save yourself complications later by spending time on this task first.
Questions and Fears
Group members will hesitate. How will you respond when they do?