Topical prayers for use in worship services, and answers to some common questions about prayer.

Scripture: 1 Kings 19:11-14, Matthew 3:13–4:11, Mark 1:35-39, Luke 5:12-15

You can use these devotions during your short-term mission trip reflect spiritually with your gro

Your mission trip experience will be much richer if you are intentional about the spiritual dimensions of your journey. You can weave spiritual reflection into your days through group and personal devotion time. 

Debriefing is a time of reflection. It is important to debrief during your trip, at the end of your trip, and once you are back home. 

Your mission trip will be a spiritual experience—a time to see God, feel God, and get to know God better. Be open to everything that God has in mind for you and the people you are serving. 

Most of the people at your church won’t be joining you on your trip, but many of them would love to be part of your service in other ways. 

Keeping track of the donations your team receives to support your trip is important. 

Pre-trip meetings are crucial to preparing for a mission trip. These meetings will provide important information about your trip. 

Come up with a budget as early in the planning process as you can. 

Keep these suggestions in mind for a safe mission trip outside the United States or Canada.