Helpful Resources on Short-Term Missions
· Short-Term Ministries
· Articles and Books
HTI's has been providing medical, social and spiritual help to Guatemalans of Mayan descent since 1990. Short-term teams include health personnel and other workers. Spanish speakers are especially welcome!
For more than 25 years, LST has been building faith in people worldwide by using teens and adults to teach English while using the Bible as the textbook. Trips vary from a few weeks to several months.
Internships are for 10 weeks, beginning with a two-week orientation and training Pioneer Missions Institute in June, followed by an eight-week field experience in either Papua New Guinea or Guinea, West Africa.
Predisan has provided medical and spiritual care to Hondurans for more than 20 years. Volunteers include medical personnel, evangelists and college students serving for a summer or part of a summer or longer.
WWYC is an international ministry that prepares teams to partner with mentors in-country to plant the seed of Christ in the hearts of children, primarily in Russia and Ukraine.
Articles and Books on Short-Term Missions
As You are Going, Joyce Hardin
Going on a mission trip? Don't really know what to expect? Whether you are traveling to another country or working in the next state, As You Are Going will help you learn what mission work is all about and how to reach out to people in cultures very different from your own. Dr. Joyce Hardin of Missions Resource Network uses Bible study, creative games, group activities and useful personal applications to prepare your heart, mind and soul for the greatest work you will ever do-teaching others about Jesus. Journal and scrapbook pages will help you capture memories to bring back for years to come. Teacher manual available on reproducible CD. 21st Century Christian $12.99
How to Get Ready for Short-Term Missions: The Ultimate Guide for Sponsors Parents, and THOSE WHO GO!, Greg Taylor and Ann -Geri' Fann Amazon.com $11.04
MRN's Online Library on Short-Term Missions
Code of Best Practice in Short-Term Mission, Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
Selected Articles on Short Term Missions a bibliography by Robert J. Priest, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Short-Term Campaigns by Dwight Whitsett