Taking a mission trip can and should be a positive experience. Following these tips will aid you toward that goal. Your investment of time, money, and planning can reap lasting rewards for yourself, for your team members, for your church, and for eternity.
"I have called you back from the ends of the earth, saying, ‘You are my servant.' For I have chosen you and will not throw you away. Don't be afraid, for I am with you. Don't be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand" (Isaiah 41:9–10).
Ilona Hadinger is a freelance writer, a pastor's wife, and a missionary who lives in Mexico with her husband and four kids.