Short Term

Ready, Willing and Able?

Ready, Willing and Able?

Editor’s Note: As a Recruitment Coordinator in the Sending Center, Dan is always looking for new missionaries. Below, Dan passes on some helpful advice he received from John Yenchko, a pastor and former Serge board member. How you can know if you’re called to go Years ago, John and I were discussing my plans to […]

By Dan Macha on September 30, 2020

4 Ways A Short-Term Mission Trip Can Change Your Perspective

4 Ways A Short-Term Mission Trip Can Change Your Perspective

In many ways, the story of my spiritual life has been learning that most of what I thought was true really wasn’t true at all. Assumptions I had about others, about myself, about who God is and what he wants have all undergone some pretty radical transformations over the thirty years I have been following […]

By Patric Knaak on May 31, 2017

7 Best Practices + 5 Healthy Outcomes for Short-Term Mission Teams

7 Best Practices + 5 Healthy Outcomes for Short-Term Mission Teams

After experiencing partnerships with both good and not-so-good short-term mission teams over the years, Serge has developed guidelines to help ensure your trip is as beneficial as possible for all involved—the sending church, those going on the team, and your missionary and national partners. Your church’s short-term mission program does not need to be perfect. […]

By Serge on January 28, 2017