When serving in short-term missions it’s important to prepare spiritually, mentally, as well as logistically. We encourage you to meet with others on your team or others involved in short-term missions, to pray, go through resources and devotionals and prepare to serve. Below are some of the ways you can prepare before you leave for your trip.
How Do I Discern God’s Call in My Life for Short-term Missions?
There are many questions that go into determining next steps for serving in short-term missions. Let CVM walk alongside you as you discern where God wants you to go
, who He wants you to serve, and how to integrate your professional skills with your heart and ministry.
God is working through short-term missions in extraordinary ways! Take a look at what your colleagues and friends are doing by clicking here.
Spending time on your own or with your team in devotions is a great way to prepare your heart for serving in short-term missions.
Once you’ve discerned God’s call, you can begin preparing for short-term service in many ways. It takes a community to support you financially and spiritually, working through logistics, and training to serve in a cross-cultural context. Some of the resources we recommend are the Short-term Recommended Reading List
, the CVM Short-term Manual
, and attending our annual Shortcourse
. Take a look at all of the resources
we recommend to start your journey in short-term missions.