A short-term mission trip is a group of Christians traveling to another location for the purpose of proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ. Many short-term mission trips will participate in humanitarian aid also. For the purpose of this blog, I will be referring to mission trips that are 1-2 weeks in length and for people that are 55 and older. Short-term mission trips can be for 1 to 2 years and for any age. They can also be close to home or in any foreign country. The participants can ... Read More about What is a short-term Mission trip?
What is culture shock and will you experience it on a short-term mission trip? In order to understand culture shock, you must first understand culture. Culture includes the rules and customs of our surroundings. We learn our culture early as we are growing up. It is constantly being reinforced throughout our lives. Culture shapes and influences our behaviors, perceptions and decisions. It's the reason you know how to communicate with those around you. It's basically what makes you, YOU! So, ... Read More about 5 Tips for Avoiding Culture Shock on a Mission Trip
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I want to thank Bonnie Ruggles for sharing her short-term mission story. I met Bonnie last October at In Motion Ministries' Leadership training weekend in CO. I was excited to meet another awesome Christian lady that was willing to be obedient to the Lord and serve on short-term mission trips! Her story is in her own words. Please read her story and be inspired to go on a trip in 2019! I was blessed to have grown up in a Christian family and accepted Jesus as my Savior when I ... Read More about Bonnie’s Mission Story
It’s a new year. Just think, you may be able to go on a mission trip in 2019! In a few short months, you could be half way around the world on a mission trip! You could be making a difference sharing the love of Christ with other believers in their local churches or sharing the Good News with the lost. It is very exciting to "GO" on a trip! Here are a few questions to ask yourself to see if you are ready to go. If you're not ready right now, this will give you an opportunity to ... Read More about Is 2019 your year to go on a mission trip?