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.
The Orange River Challenge was the adventure of Brian Gray’s lifetime. The rafting excursion down South Africa’s longest river, in which Gray and his group of 17 encountered 90 kilometers of white water over the course of five days, was something he had never experienced before. In fact, before the 2005 trip Gray never hoped to, because he is a paraplegic. Even more amazing, Gray was not the only unique member of the group; it also contained five visually impaired members and a quadriplegic.