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Short-Term Missions

From Mision Tourists to Global Citizens

By Tim Dearborn

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| Paperback | 9780830832330

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Going on a short-term missions trip can be a life- and faith-transforming experience. It can enrich the way you view the world. It will cause you to rely on God more fully. It is an opportunity to develop deep relationships with your team and the peo Continue

Going on a short-term missions trip can be a life- and faith-transforming experience. It can enrich the way you view the world. It will cause you to rely on God more fully. It is an opportunity to develop deep relationships with your team and the people you serve.A short-term missions experience can also involve weeks of physical and spiritual distress. An unprepared team can wreak havoc on each other and the people they intend to serve. To get the most out of such a missions trip, you need to go prepared. Whether you are going on your own or with a team, the keys to preparation are here in Tim Dearborn's workbook. It includesConcise summary of crosscultural principlesHelp in facing spiritual warfareTips on avoiding a tourist mentalitySpiritual preparation through individual or group Bible study8-week course for teams to do together You'll get a biblical perspective on the world, gain crosscultural understanding and even prepare for reentry when you return.If you are planning to go on a short-term missions trip, don't leave home without working through this book!

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    I finished this workbook up this morning right before my teams finally debrief session. We spent the first two weeks of this monnth in Uganda Africa and this workbook was a great help in preparing to go on the trip as well as helping with our return. ...(continue)

    I finished this workbook up this morning right before my teams finally debrief session. We spent the first two weeks of this monnth in Uganda Africa and this workbook was a great help in preparing to go on the trip as well as helping with our return. I would recommend it for anyone preparing to go on a short term missions trip.

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Book Details

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  • English Books
  • Paperback 128 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 0830832335
  • ISBN-13: 9780830832330
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publish date: 2003-10-01
  • Dimensions: 64 mm x 1,160 mm x 1,676 mm
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