I have been leading short-term missions to Ghana for short-term mission for 6 years. I calculated the other day that 4o people have traveled with me to do mission in Ghana and 8 new missioners will travel with me this summer. Four people have done return missions to Ghana, some more than once. Two others will make return trips this summer.
What is it causes people to give up their vacation time, raise funds and agree to travel thousands of miles to eat strange foods, live in less than perfect conditions, work hard in the heat, and want to do it over and over again?
Read this note from a past missioner:
I am very interested in going back to Ghana in the summer of 2011. I would love to go on a construction type trip, but whatever trip is going will be great. I’m trying to get the ball rolling early with fundraising. Could you let me know if there will be a trip going out then? Also, will the cost be about the same as the trip I went on in the summer of 2008? My first trip grew me a lot and I feel that I would be in a good place to go next summer. Thank you so much for your time. Sincerely, John Arey”
Short-term mission trips help those in need and help those to help to grow. I would love to hear from former missioner with Ghanaian Mothers’ Hope and other groups. How did your mission trip affect you and those around you?
Keep tuned for updates.