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Short-Term Missions Workbook

Tim Dearborn

Short-Term Missions Workbook

Tim Dearborn

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Book Description Going on a short-term missions trip can be a life- and faith-transforming experience. It can enrich the way you view the world. It will cause you to rely on God more fully. It is an opportunity to develop deep relationships with your team and the people you serve. To get the most out of such a missions trip, you need to go prepared. Whether you are going on your own or with a team, the keys to preparation are here in Tim Dearborn's workbook. It includes concise summary of crosscultural principles, help in facing spiritual warfare, tips on avoiding a tourist mentality and spiritual preparation through individual or group Bible study--all in a nine-week course for teams to do together. You'll get a biblical perspective on the world, gain crosscultural understanding and even prepare for reentry when you return.^Table of ContentsIntroduction: How to Use This Workbook1. The God of Mission and the Place of Short-Term Service in the Mission of God2. Learning to Delight in Differences3. Embracing Change4. Maximizing Personal Growth5. Working Together as a Team6. Communicating Clearly7. Staying Spiritually Fresh8. Preparing to Return Home

- Publisher Tim Dearborn offers the essential workbook for individuals or teams preparing for a short-term missions experience, including crosscultural communication, spiritual warfare, the tourist mentality, spiritual preparation, team-building and coping with reentry into everday life.

- Publisher Going on a short-term missions trip can be a life- and faith-transforming experience. It can enrich the way you view the world. It will cause you to rely on God more fully. It is an opportunity to develop deep relationships with your team and the people you serve.A short-term missions experience can also involve weeks of physical and spiritual distress. An unprepared team can wreak havoc on each other and the people they intend to serve.To get the most out of such a missions trip, you need to go prepared. Whether you are going on your own or with a team, the keys to preparation are here in Tim Dearborn's workbook. It includes- Concise summary of crosscultural principles- Help in facing spiritual warfare- Tips on avoiding a tourist mentality- Spiritual preparation through individual or group Bible study- 8-week course for teams to do togetherYou'll get a biblical perspective on the world, gain crosscultural understanding and even prepare for reentry when you return.If you are planning to go on a short-term missions trip, don't leave home without working through this book!

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Book Description Going on a short-term missions trip can be a life- and faith-transforming experience. It can enrich the way you view the world. It will cause you to rely on God more fully. It is an opportunity to develop deep relationships with your team and the people you serve. To get the most out of such a missions trip, you need to go prepared. Whether you are going on your own or with a team, the keys to preparation are here in Tim Dearborn's workbook. It includes concise summary of crosscultural principles, help in facing spiritual warfare, tips on avoiding a tourist mentality and spiritual preparation through individual or group Bible study--all in a nine-week course for teams to do together. You'll get a biblical perspective on the world, gain crosscultural understanding and even prepare for reentry when you return.^Table of ContentsIntroduction: How to Use This Workbook1. The God of Mission and the Place of Short-Term Service in the Mission of God2. Learning to Delight in Differences3. Embracing Change4. Maximizing Personal Growth5. Working Together as a Team6. Communicating Clearly7. Staying Spiritually Fresh8. Preparing to Return Home
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Tim Dearborn offers the essential workbook for individuals or teams preparing for a short-term missions experience, including crosscultural communication, spiritual warfare, the tourist mentality, spiritual preparation, team-building and coping with reentry into everday life.
- Publisher

Going on a short-term missions trip can be a life- and faith-transforming experience. It can enrich the way you view the world. It will cause you to rely on God more fully. It is an opportunity to develop deep relationships with your team and the people you serve.A short-term missions experience can also involve weeks of physical and spiritual distress. An unprepared team can wreak havoc on each other and the people they intend to serve.To get the most out of such a missions trip, you need to go prepared. Whether you are going on your own or with a team, the keys to preparation are here in Tim Dearborn's workbook. It includes- Concise summary of crosscultural principles- Help in facing spiritual warfare- Tips on avoiding a tourist mentality- Spiritual preparation through individual or group Bible study- 8-week course for teams to do togetherYou'll get a biblical perspective on the world, gain crosscultural understanding and even prepare for reentry when you return.If you are planning to go on a short-term missions trip, don't leave home without working through this book!
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Meet the Author

Tim Dearborn

Dearborn is associate director for faith and development at Dearborn is associate director for faith and development at World Vision International. Until July 2003, he was dean of World Vision International. Until July 2003, he was dean of the chapel and associate professor of theology at Seattle Pathe chapel and associate professor of theology at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington. He is also senior acific University in Seattle, Washington. He is also senior associate at the Institute for Global Engagement in Philadelpssociate at the Institute for Global Engagement in PhiladelpC

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1. The God Of Mission
  • 2. Learning To Delight In Differences
  • 3. Embracing Change
  • 4. Maximizing Personal Growth
  • 5. Working Together As A Team
  • 6. Communicating Clearly
  • 7. Staying Spiritually Fresh
  • 8. Preparing To Return Home
  • Appendix 1: Leader's Guide For Each Chapter
  • Appendix 2: Recommended Reading, Additional Resources And Websites
  • Appendix 3: Language Acquisition Phrases And Culture/area Research Questions
  • Appendix 4: Bookmark And Journal Insert

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 199137
  • Product Code 0830832335
  • EAN 9780830832330
  • Pages 126
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Oct 2003
  • Sales Rank #3487
  • Dimensions 254 x 177 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.259kg

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