Making a Difference in a Globalized World: Short-term Missions that Work

by Laurie Occhipinti. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.


This book provides research on the success of short-term mission trips and concludes that they can be beneficial for everyone involved if the trip is well planned and creatively led.


insight from a professor of anthropology, the value of short-term mission trips

Recommended Audience

leaders of short-term mission trip


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Plan a short-term mission trip that will be impactful for participants and recipients after reading this book.

About the Contributor

Brian Witwer

Brian Witwer is the retired director of the Center for Congregations' northeast office. Brian has specialized training in leadership and group process.

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