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A Match Made in Heaven

In April 2016 my wife, Esther, and I were in our last quarter of school at Charis Bible College. One of the requirements for graduation was to complete a short-term mission trip with our classmates. Enter In Motion Ministries. Through careful and detailed planning with our administration, my classmates and I were on our way to Costa Rica. This would be my first trip of this kind.…
Andre Bullock
August 19, 2019
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5 Reasons Every Teen Should Experience A Mission Trip

What if there was an experience that could open your eyes, soften your heart, and turn you into an empowered servant of God? For thousands of people, this experience is what they voluntarily sign up for on a yearly basis. In the United States alone, thousands of groups will embark on a Jesus-centered, life-changing mission trip. A large portion of…
IMM Staff
November 29, 2018
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7 Things To Remember Before Embarking On Your Next Short-Term Mission Trip

Though it might hurt to admit it, there’s something fundamentally counterintuitive with how we, the church, present short term mission trips. When recruiting people to embark on short term mission trips, we always talk to them about “the experience” and how it “changes you” and makes you feel “a sense of fulfillment”. Participants who have gone on short term mission…
IMM Staff
November 22, 2018
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Knowing What and How to Pack for a Mission Trip

If you’re packing for a mission trip, it can be difficult to know what to bring or, maybe even more importantly, what not to bring. By understanding what you’ll be doing and where you’ll be going, you’ll have a better idea of how to pack for your travels. Start by asking yourself the following questions. What Does the Airline Allow?…
IMM Staff
November 15, 2018
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6 Things You Might Not Know About Short-Term Mission Trips

An estimated 1.5 million people from the US participate in short-term mission trips each year, spending upwards of $2 billion in the process. That’s a lot of people and a lot of money. The question is, does it really help? If teams contribute to feelings of inferiority or superiority or perpetuate the cycle of poverty, they may be doing more…
IMM Staff
November 7, 2018