Mission Trips that Matter: Embodied Faith for the Sake of the World

by Don C. Richter. Upper Room Books, 2008.

This resource seeks to optimize the impact of short term mission trips on young people by helping participants connect their travel experience to their ongoing life of faith.


tools to facilitate group and individual reflection, spiritual practices, stories, biblical passages, suggestions for activities and conversation

Best For

short term mission trip leaders


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Strengthen the spiritual impact of short term mission trips by facilitating reflection opportunities before, during, and after the trip.
  • Organize a short term mission experience built on reflection and conversation by sharing this resource with trip leaders.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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