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An overview in missions and how you can get involved and prepared to serve and do the thing that is uniquely Christian, going out and serving others with your talent and love.

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  • 1.What Is A Missions Trip? Everything you ever wanted to know about what goes on over there...

2. What? Is Missions Anyway? 3. Its what Christians are all about. 4. The Great Commission 5. Matthew 28:17-20When they saw him, they worshiped him;but some doubted.Then Jesus came to them and said, All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations,baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Sonand of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.And surely I am with you always,to the very end of the age. 6. An Experience Missions will touch you in ways you may not realize Missions give you perspective on the world Missions help you to grow as a Christian Missions give you a way to convert knowledge into faith Missions puts your faith into action 7. Who? Those who have prepared 8. Knowledge Faith Action 9. Putting Faith Into Action We have accumulated such a wealth of knowledge We have accumulated such a wealth of nance We have accumulated such a wealth of blessings God wants us to put the knowledge to good use God wants us to step in faith of what we know God wants that step of faith to become action 10. 2 Corinthians 8:7But just as you excel in everything in faith, in speech, in knowledge,in complete earnestness and in your love for us see that you also excel in this grace of giving. 11. Everyone Can Experience 12. An Encouragement Missions gives a unique opportunity to strengthen others We have had experienced that other cultures may not have had We can learn from talking to and listening to one another We unite in the knowledge that Gods love is worldwide We are encouraged to see the same love between believers 13. Romans 1:11-13I long to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith. I do not want you to be unaware, brothers,that I planned many times to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now) in order that I might have a harvest among you... 14. Phillipians 2:1-4If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, havingthe same love, being one in spirit and purpose.Do nothing out of selsh ambition or vain conceit, butin humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. 15. Everyone Can Encourage 16. An Outreach We go out to villages where people can here the Word of God We go out to the streets where people need to experience love We go out to churches to reach believers The missions trip starts in the airport The missions trip starts at home The missions trip starts in your life 17. Everyone Can Reach Out 18. An Assistance We can physical help people With our time With our talent With our service With our abilities With our hospitality With our leadership 19. Everyone Can Assist 20. Where? At home and abroad. 21. Its everywhere there is a need. 22. When? Summer 2010 23. How? Its going to take effort on your part. 24. Being prepared to go... Get a passport Get immunizations Prepare for the destination Spiritual readiness and preparation Counting the costs: Fundraising 25. Fundraising Methods Bake Sales Special Dinners Letters Donations Self-funding Having faith in God to provide! 26. Questions?