Watch the video above and you will hear how people are deeply affected by going on a missions trip. Some are most affected by experiencing a new country and encountering extreme poverty, while others are most affected by having the opportunity to serve. Many people come back from a missions trip talking about how it changed their life or how they will never be the same. God uses us to love those in need, and at the same time, He moves in our own hearts. When a church is able to visit one of their missionaries, it gives the congregation a powerful sense of familiarity with that specific country and that specific missionary. When they are able to serve in the ministry firsthand, it inspires the church to continue to offer their prayer, encouragement, and support.
3. Short term teams can have long term results