This specific guide is designed to help you provide orientation and basic training to someone leading a short-term missions team.
This Resource contains all of the following:
The qualifications a short-term missions leader should possess.
Advice From an Experienced Leader
Strong leadership skills are a must for any short-term mission trip.
Use this plan to keep your team prepared and ready for unexpected changes.
Trip procedures for team leaders
Here is a list of trip procedures, needed information, and common deadlines that short-term missions leaders encounter. Feel free to customize this.
Short-Term Learning Experiences
How a leader can help team members approach a trip that blesses those they encounter.
Prayer is an important part of the motivation and practice of leading a short-term missions team. Use this list to help you focus your individual and team prayer time.
Four Key Relationships
Successful short-term missions leaders recognize—and pursue—these connections.
Important Traits of the Short-Term Missions Leader
Qualities to look for in the people leading teams in the name of Christ to other cultures
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Commandments for Short-Term Missions
Two experts provide guidance for your leadership and your team.