What Are the Benefits of Mission Trips?
Mission trips, conducted by individuals or church groups, benefit people in the United States as
well as other countries by providing physical and spiritual help. Mission trips make a difference
in the lives of peop
1.Check your motivation
Why are you taking your group on this mission trip? Here are some answers Ive heard:
Its what churches do
Our church has always done it
Itd be good for our spoiled-brat people to see the real world and see how good they have it
Becoming a missionary is the work of a lifetime. As a missionary, you'll experience the
adventure of living in a new area and a new culture, the fulfillment of helping and serving the
less fortunate, and the excitement of knowing that you're making a diff
Mission Trip Advantages - Discover the Blessings!
Mission Trip Advantages are many. We call our web site electrifying mission trips for several
reasons. One is because of the work we do, mostly electrical. But another is because, most of the
time, the tri
There are tons of opportunities and scads of enterprises putting together short term mission trips
for all ages. It has become a real cottage industry in our own church body as well as throughout
the USA. In my city alone there are always people coming an
1. DON'T DO A MISSIONS TRIP IF YOUR STUDENTS BELIEVE THAT THEY ARE
TAKING JESUS WITH THEM.
The worst experiences we have are with groups who naively think that they are on a great
mission to take Jesus to a place and to a people that He has forgotten or a
So, be warned, this is gonna get long - hang in there!
A random person recently wrote me saying, "Hey, I am doing a speech opposing short term
missions [STMs] today, I was wondering if you have any data or statistics that would work for
What is global studies? Anxious administrators ask this question whenever a new program or
degree is proposed. Is it anything different than simply international, or comparative, or area
studies made over and outfitted with a bright new name?
This very qu
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Tuesday, September 18
GLST 200: Midterm Exam Study Guide
1. List the examples given in the lecture of people in the Bible who God sent and
what they were sent for.
a. For example: Joseph- was sent to save lives from a famine
2. Define the word mission.
3. What is the
GLST 200 Final Paper Rubric
This assignment is designed to help focus your thoughts on what youve learned
throughout the semester into some specific applications for your potential ministry
Choose one of the below ministry models th
GLST 200 Final Paper Grade Breakdown
In addition to the properties of the B Paper, this paper is exciting,
interesting, flows naturally and convinces the reader that the writer
cares about the topic at hand. The language used to express the
GLST 200: Final Exam Study Guide
The Final Exam will be 50-75 questions Multiple Choice and True/False.
Exam date and time: Dec. 11th 3:30-5:30 in DEMOSS 1114. Good Luck!
1. What are the three invisible sources that result in visible behaviors?
GLST 200: WEEKLY CURRENT EVENT INSTRUCTIONS
The purpose of this assignment is to increase your awareness of world news. Each week
you will choose an online news article that relates to a culture/ country outside of your
own and answer the below questions
the Missio Dei and
the Old Testament
This lecture is about
we must understand in
order to be effective
in the work of the Gospel
#1 missions is
theo-centric and not
#2 missions begins
WHAT ARE THE
Billions of people live without
hope and purpose. Their
They have little to live on, and
even less to live for
They dont know that :
Ehas a purpose for ou
as the CITY goes,
so goes the WORLD.
The 21st century will not be dominated by America or
China or Brazil or India, but by the city. In an age that
appears increasingly unmanageable, cities rather than
states are becoming the islands of gover
the role of
Culture is hard to define. In
fact, in 1952 two scholar,
Kroeber and Kluckhohn
discussed more than 160
definitions of culture.
culture has various
What is Culture
How does a person from one culture relate to a
person in a very different culture?
Cultural Context of Missions
DIE OR THRIVE
Much of the
was once the
HAGIA SOPHIA, ISTANBUL
The Orthodox Patriarchal Cathedral
of Constantinople (360 1453)
Although my memorys
fading, I remember two
things very clearly. Im a
great sinner and Christ is
a great Savior.
Dramatic conversion while sailing a
ship through a storm.
Close friendships wit
stories of those who
vowed to be the first
india and to
worked alongside william
lost 4 children & 2 wives
lived as a recluse in the jungle
died on his voyag
10 major mistakes
missionaries have made
Living to reach people of
a different culture,
language and religion is
not an easy task, making
Personal and missionary
Lack of affirming others, rather criticizing
Failure to expect disappointmen