by Bani Amor
Swap "mission trips" for "vacations" and this article is well worth the read.
The current political landscape is inspiring more people from the U.S. and abroad to visit the sites where the civil rights movement made history.
See The Ministry Lab's Virtual Co-Mission Trips Great Idea for intentions, reasons to interrupt the traditional mission trip narrative, and links to articles that might support a conversation for planners or potential mission trip participants.
Walk, Love, Serve: A Service Learning Trip for Youth
Victoria Hoppes of Building Faith outlines a traveling-and-returning mission trip for youth.
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