By Eric Spacek, JD, ARM Taking a mission trip, or traveling to a convention, concert or speaking event are great ways to extend the reach of your ministry. However, once you begin transporting members off the property on behalf of the church, there are special circumstances to consider. Make sure you ask yourself these five […]
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For many church leaders, the idea of a group trip to Israel is compelling. However, the logistics of planning such an excursion can strike fear in the heart of even the most adventurous pastor. To quell the hesitation, Noam Matas — general manager of the Calabasas, CA-based America Israel Travel (AIT) — walks you through […]
A group of 12 teenagers from your church just convinced the senior pastor they can raise the money for an evangelistic outreach.
Despite the recent recession, religious travel remains a priority among church groups.
Key Travel church partner imb (International Mission Board) runs a sophisticated risk management service.
With special attention to the nuances of sacred sites, visitors to Israel will experience the intersection of history, geography and archeology.
Short-term missionaries to Africa provide for physical and spiritual needs through water and medical ministries.
Christian mission trip opportunities abound in areas that take into account unique skills and attributes.
Rodger Murchison, associate pastor of the First Baptist Church of Augusta in Georgia, faced a missions pastor’s worst fear — the death of a team member while on a mission trip. When the enthusiastic group of nine assembled in the church parking lot to head for earthquake-ravaged Chile, no one could have guessed one of their group members would not return with them.