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  1. Mack & Leeann's Guide to Short-Term Missions
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  2. Mack & Leeann's Guide to Short-Term Missions

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Today the world is as close as an airplane flight. Thousands take advantage of this, going for short visits to other countries to be more involved in God's worldwide mission.

How can you prepare for such a trip? What are the hazards to avoid and the opportunities to embrace? Here is field-tested advice you should not leave home without!

Mack and Leeann Stiles are veteran leaders of more than a dozen two-month mission trips that have taken them around the globe. Their practical advice, hard-won lessons and hilarious stories will help you know what to expect as you get ready to see God in action in new ways.

This book offers you the keys to
  • establishing partnerships with sending churches
  • learning from your hosts in the countries you visit
  • becoming a culturally sensitive person
  • overcoming the shortcomings of short-term missions
  • growing a servant spirit
  • learning to trust God, your hosts and yourself
  • facing injustice with realism and compassion
  • speaking about Jesus in a way that makes sense in a new culture
  • dealing with reentry culture shock when you get back home

Short mission trips can put feet on your knowledge of God and give you a God-sized picture of the world. In the process of going you will grow, and even though you may feel inadequate or scared, you will also give much to those you go to.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Interesting book on the subject of missions, especially for those who take groups to other areas for ministry. Good balanced approach on short-term mission ministry. Written in a personably way by husband and wife. They share a lot of their wisdom from years of experience.

Wasn't my favorite book on the subject, but definitely a good read when read in conjunction with other books on the subject. I read the Kindle version, which was not the greatest as far as format/looks, but doesn't hamper readability in the long run.

I recommend the book for anyone planning on planning or being a part of a short-term mission ministry.
I use this short-term missions book as the textbook for my team training. I have done so for 15 years, leading 9 teams. This year, as we are preparing to go to the Philippines, I asked my youth pastor to survey the books and come up with a better book. She came back after two weeks and told me this was the best book she could find. After 15 years, I can't believe someone else can't write a better book! And there's been such a boom in short term missions! And so we are using this book once again! I highly recommend it.
This book was required reading by our group leader for our missions trip to another country. We went to do hard labor in the heat and our team saw the truth in the book come out when we were all tired. Certain chapters are a great read for any professing follower of Christ, even if they do not go but want to support or doubt the need for supporting. Good job authors!
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