When thinking about mission trips, don’t get caught in the short-sited thinking of just planning a trip. Start with your heart to disciple your students in missional living that lasts a lifetime. Add to that your desire to serve and submit to the host church or ministry and consider the standards of excellence.
Change the Focus From
“Where to Go?” to
“Let’s Make Disciples”
When thinking about mission trips, don’t get caught intheshort-sighted thinking of just planning a trip
As you ponder the trip being one aspect of discipleship, consider these things:
How can your students plug into the existing community outreach of your church or help advance it?
You might consider a very local mission trip for your students in middle school, then a regional one for grades 9 and 10 and a longer distance trip for your older students
Youth Unlimited has some SERVE locations that include cross-cultural learning
Our mission trip and service projects are like fence posts
If you’re planning a trip and are planning to come to
SERVE mission trips, keep in mind:
Youth Unlimited provides week-long mission experiences for middle and high school age students. We passionately strive to help youth leaders challenge youth to commit their lives to Jesus Christ and transform this world for him.
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