Planning Your Next Mission Trip

Planning Your Next Mission Trip

by Christine Patterson

 


10428446_10205666954010102_3453712527660194521_nChristine Patterson is a joy to everyone she meets. Growing up in Glasgow, Scotland, she excelled in her studies, earning offers from Universities. Instead, she decided to go to Harvest Bible College where she graduated as valedictorian. Christine has dedicated her life to the work of God. She currently serves as an Associate Missionary in Romania, leading worship and children’s ministries, and being involved in various ministry endeavors across the Europe & Middle East region.

Capture Europe Up Close

Practical 101 for planning your next Mission Trip!

First of all, let’s look at a verse that expresses our Great Commission.

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8

We’re called to reach into all the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Of course, it is important to mention that missions is wherever there is a lost soul. So reach the people around you! Your mission field begins at home and then stretches beyond, just like the disciples.

When I was in Bible School, one major I studied was Missions. I always had a desire to be involved in missions, but I didn’t know how to practically go about that. So after research and now experience, I’ve put together a practical list…

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Hidden Gems: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Hidden Gems: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

“The big city with a small-town feel.” That is how my family describes Cluj-Napoca. The city has a population of over 300,000, the 2nd most populous city in Romania, but the small shops, friendly people, and the focus on culture make it feel smaller. It is commonly referred to as simply “Cluj” with its conjoined name “Napoca” dating back to a Roman settlement on the site (1st century). Continue reading “Hidden Gems: Cluj-Napoca, Romania”