Short-Term Missions, A Christian Guide to STMs, for Leaders, Pastors, Churches, Students, STM Teams and Mission Organizations: Survive and Thrive! by Mathew Backholer

Short-Term Missions, A Christian Guide to STMs, for Leaders, Pastors, Churches, Students, STM Teams…

byMathew Backholer

Kobo ebook | April 27, 2016

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Updated in 2017. Short-Term Missions, A Christian Guide to STMs is a full and concise guide to STMs. What you need to know about planning a STM, or joining a STM team, and considering the options as part of the Great Commission, from the Good News to good works. This book is full of anecdotes and advice with informative timelines, and a biblical framework for STMs to help you engage in cross-cultural missions; with viable solutions to common mission issues to make your STM more effective to the glory of God.

 

  • Mission considerations and types of STMs
  • What to do, where to go, with the best methods
  • How to pick a team or choose a STM organization
  • Raising financial support and managing your STM budget
  • Travel kit list, items to buy and what to leave behind
  • Emotional and spiritual work, before, during and at home
  • Security, safety, duty and character, and being streetwise
  • Dealing with social media and disruptive team members
  • Medical advice, obtaining a visa and your plane ticket
  • What to pack, how best to travel and airport etiquette
  • Christian literature, building a home or sinking a bore well
  • Communication, language issues and public speaking
  • Team dynamics, food and drink, the tribe, and social time
  • Working with the locals and being culturally sensitive
  • What to do before and after you return home

 

Mathew Backholer is the co-founder of ByFaith Media (www.ByFaith.co.uk) and films and presents the reality mission series ByFaith TV which airs globally on numerous Christian networks. He has been on more than thirty mission trips and has experience: as a team member, a leader and as a host. He has travelled to forty nations of the world and is the author of many books, including: How to Plan, Prepare and Successfully Complete Your Short-Term Mission, Extreme Faith: On Fire Christianity and Global Revival: Worldwide Outpourings.

Title:Short-Term Missions, A Christian Guide to STMs, for Leaders, Pastors, Churches, Students, STM Teams…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:April 27, 2016Publisher:ByFaith MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1907066500

ISBN - 13:9781907066504

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