How to Get Ready for Short-Term Missions  -     By: Anne-Geri Fann, Greg Taylor
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How to Get Ready for Short-Term Missions

Thomas Nelson / 2006 / Paperback

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A must for people heading out on short-term missions and help for parents to loosen their clammy grip on their kids who go. Anne-Geri and Greg have been on the mission field and led successful teams and from that created this guide to help you know what to expect-no matter where you're headed, how to have genuine ministry once you're there and even help you adjust to life upon return.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 136
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)
ISBN: 1418509779
ISBN-13: 9781418509774
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Can I drink the water?

But I don't speak the language.

You want me to sleep where?

They eat what?

How am I going to raise that much money?

Is it really God's will for me to go?

I don't know how to share the gospel.

Are you ready?

More than one million people will go into all the world on short-term missions trips this year. Are you ready to be one of them?

Anne-Geri' and Greg have been in the field and led teams there-and back. They will help you prep and pack for the trip, put their arms around you while you're gone, and offer perspective as you reenter "normal" life.

How to Get Ready for Short-Term Missions will help you:

  • Pack your suitcase and prepare your heart
  • Build genuine relationships with the locals
  • Understand cultural differences
  • Deal with physical fatigue
  • Combat stretched emotions

There's even a chapter for clammy-handed parents!

With humor and experience, Anne-Geri' and Greg ask questions you can't hide from and help you focus on your true mission.

Author Bio

Anne-Geri' (Angie) Fann has a B.A. in Bible from Harding University and an M.S. in Christian Ministry from Abilene Christian University. She is currently an adjunct professor in the Bible department at David Lipscomb University. She has served in missions all over the world, writes for ministry magazines, and conducts church seminars on preparing teams for short-term missions.

Greg Taylor is managing editor of New Wineskins magazine and author of several books, including High Places: A Novel (Leafwood, 2004). Greg was a church planter in Uganda from 1994-2001.

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