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This curriculum offers practical tools to enable leaders to plan, conduct and follow-through with short-term mission trips for long-term impact.

Designed for Short-Term Mission Team leaders and Participants. This comprehensive tool enables Team Leaders to plan and conduct Short-Term Mission trips for long-term impact. Each chapter provides fresh Biblical insight for pre-field, on-field, and post-field follow-through for your team. Twenty-one contributors who are recognized mission leaders have provided insights and articles filled with practical insight and "best practices" that will equip your team for success.

This resource will help you:

  • Cast the vision of short-term mission teams with long-term results to your church
  • Involve your entire church in the short-term mission
  • Integrate mentoring throughout the entire experience
  • Avoid common pitfalls
  • Prepare your team effectively with training materials and team meeting agendas
  • Disciple your team member on-field through prayer, journaling and daily debriefings
  • Provide customized follow-through for each team member
  • Evaluate your experience and set goals
  • With reporting home techniques
  • Be prepared for the Top 10 issues team members will face upon return
  • Keep the flame alive well after the short-term experience


(Also available in Australia and New Zealand through International Teams)

Change Lives Before, During and After a Short-Term Mission

Available Resources Include:


Newly released!
A Coach's Guide - Designed to encourage and equip pastors and lay leaders to follow-through with returning short-term missionaries in a meaningful way. The goal is to see short-termers experience lasting change by helping them determine God's call on their lives and how they can become more like Christ. Developed in partnership with Western Seminary’s Transformational Coach Training Program, this guide will equip you with enough information to become an informal coach for a returning short-termer.

Leader Kit - Ideal for evaluating the entire product line. Includes a Leader Guide (with Resource CD and Road Map), Goer Guide Youth Edition, Goer Guide All-Age Edition (both with Mentor Packet), and the Mile Posts Devotional.

Leader Guide - This comprehensive tool is for each Short-Term Team Leader and enables them to take participants through the Goer Guide. This resource is a comprehensive, yet simple, step-by-step tool that will help leaders plan and conduct Short-Term mission trips for long-term impact. Included with the Leader Guide:

Suggested Retail: $123.99
Church/Ministry Price: $99.19
Volume Discount (100 or more):$83..14

  • Resource CD: Sample forms (customizable), sample meetings, activities, sample inserts, posters, PowerPoint presentation sample for reporting home, evaluation and assessment tools and much more.
  • Road Map Poster: A colorful "at-a-glance" poster with major bench marks along the journey.

Goer Guide - (Youth and All-Age Edition) - The Youth Edition is designed for Short-Term participants ages 13 to 19, and the All-Age Edition is for use in multi-generation teams. Included in the Goer Guide is a Spiritual Journal with daily Bible readings and space to journal, record thoughts from Scripture, and write prayer requests. In addition, inside the cover of each Goer Guide is a Mentor Guide in a sealed envelope inside that serves as a simple, yet powerful and practical resource for Mentors.

Mile Post Devotional - 52 Self-paced devotionals for use after the Short-Term Mission experience. These devotionals are designed to keep the passion and joy of service alive long after the experience is over.

Mentor Guide - A tool to help facilitate mentoring during pre-field preparations, through prayer during the on-field ministry and once again there for re-entry to help process the experience. Now available as a FREE download.