13 Ways to Ruin the Mission Trip of a Lifetime

Great Commission India

Being a loner. Going off by yourself or with one or two others. Not getting to know the other team members or nationals. Expecting everything will run smoothly and be done in the same way things are done in the United States or making suggestions as to how to do things better. Being inflexible. Complaining […]

Devotionals for Mission Trips – 2019

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Most of Global Hope India’s mission trips to India are for 10 days. This provides for 6 days of ministry on-the-ground. While travel is a great opportunity to study the Word, journal, and worship, it’s when we are on the go in daily programs that we can be challenged to have daily devotionals. Here are […]

The Ultimate Overseas Packing List

Passport and Bible

Disclaimer: Don’t feel like you have to bring everything on this list, but there probably isn’t anything you need to bring that isn’t on this list. If you DO want something on this list (besides what a hotel might have), then it is up to you to pack it. Toiletries Shampoo and conditioner Shaving gel/cream […]

Team Expectations -2019

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Expectations are important so let’s get ready for the mission trip of a lifetime! EVERYONE IS EXPECTED TO ENTER INDIA WITH: LOW EXPECTATIONS – You’re not in America. Be flexible not miserable. Be grateful not bitter. HIGH RESPECT – For spiritual authority of our partners in India, GHI staff, and your team leaders. BIG SERVANT’S […]