|Written by Jim Sutherland|
We have various opportunities for short-term missions, currently including trips to Southern Sudan and Uganda. Please click on a location for more information. Typically our teams have youth ministry, crusade and personal evangelism, medical ministry and separate seminars for male and female church leaders, as those gifts are distributed among the team.
A good overview of the phenomenal growth of short-term missions through about 1999 by Scott and Sandi Thompkins is at "The Short-term Explosion."
GoConnect has very interesting articles and other resources for short-term missions.
Shalom Outreach offers a variety of short-term trips to Africa, Europe and South America, including anti-AIDS ministry. They have much experience leading particularly African American teams and partner with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Wycliffe Bible Translators offers short-term trips from one week to two years for those interested particularly in an exposure to Bible translation. You'll have a distinct cross-cultural immersion experience and even those as young as 14 can come, with an adult supervisor.
Christ for Humanity has short-term trips for African Americans to the Gambia, West Africa. Their focus is upon evangelism and humanitarian aid.
Know the Truth Ministries works with churches interested in short term trips. Rev. Gerald Robinson, the founder, is very experienced in such trips. Contact Ann Sellers for information on their currect missions schedule at 703-425-1508.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 29 April 2010 08:30|