Why You Should Stop Sending Short-Term

Over 2 million Americans go on a short-term missions trip each year. So with more than 4,000 unreached people groups, why not keep sending as many short-termers as possible? In this episode, Scott Dunford and Alex Kocman share four key concerns about short-term—and four tips on how responsible churches and ministries can send short-term missionaries in a healthy, biblical way.

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  • Wow…some great thoughts regarding effective short term missions. This should really impact (positively) the way churches and individuals think about short term missions

  • Great info! We are going on a trip this summer and taking 10 from our church. Part of our team prep was listening to this particular episode. We will use it to have a discussion around these ideas. Thank you!

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