Download e-book for kindle: Making a Difference in a Globalized World: Short-term by Laurie A. Occhipinti,Robert J. Priest

By Laurie A. Occhipinti,Robert J. Priest

ISBN-10: 1566994438

ISBN-13: 9781566994439

ISBN-10: 1566997585

ISBN-13: 9781566997584

Every yr, an anticipated 1.6 million american citizens perform momentary challenge journeys, spending over a billion dollars—figures that experience elevated exponentially within the final twenty years. approximately one 3rd of U.S. congregations sponsor such journeys every year. whereas they're often called “mission” journeys, many journeys concentration no longer on conversion or evangelism, yet on carrier projects—building a playground, offering therapy, or serving unfastened foodstuff to the negative. temporary project members have a real wish to remodel stipulations of poverty, but they do not constantly understand how to move approximately it; many of us thinking about temporary venture paintings nearly reinvent the wheel once they layout and plan their provider initiatives.

Making a distinction in a Globalized international: momentary Missions thatWork is a consultant to leaders of such journeys. The booklet provides transparent perception and examine from anthropologists and improvement pros, and encourages contributors to guide venture journeys that make a better effect at the groups that they're serving.

The textual content provides:

  • a framework for making plans momentary challenge trips;
  • foundation for planning;
  • personal anecdotes and case studies;
  • and sensible feedback for volunteer opportunities.

This guide is an important source for any strength venture volunteers or organizers.

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