In light of the summer season of Short-Term Missions (STM) trips, these ten â€œdo notsâ€ from George Verwer, founder of Operation Mobilization, are helpful reminders.
Short-term mission trips have become very popular and many churches run their own programs. Some churches want all their members to go on a trip.
Having been involved for 50 years with both short and long-term mission has given me some very strong convictions about who should go and who should not go. Here are ten short-termers who really should stay at home.