Let's get you out here! 

We want you to Pray.  We want you to Give.  But also we want you to Go!  

Before we get started, let's break some stereotypes! To get an idea of how that feels from an African perspective, check out some of these (sometimes humorous but always serious) videos. Click on the highlighted titles:

What if the tables were turned?  Africa for Norway

How donors sometimes offer what is not needed:  TIMS - One for One

Misguided volunteers?  Who wants to be a volunteer?

Out to save Africa?  Let's save Africa - Gone wrong

10 Signs you're one of those who believe Africa is a country

7 Ways Africa outperforms America

Other Resources:

Instead of a "mission trip" how about this?  Friendship Trips

"A Mission Journey" available at Amazon or Upper Room Ministries

Or, if you want to read about the Enright family, try "A Deep Gladness"

Insurance options for overseas travel through UMVIM (United Methodist Volunteers in Mission)

Are you ready to be a missionary?

Ten steps for doing short term missions work well

The need for a new missions paradigm

I Want To Go!