Short-Term Missions

2014 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2014 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Kara Powell shares how to make short-term mission work bear fruit for a lifetime. Dr. Kara Powell is Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. She is also the author or co-author of many books including Sticky Faith and Essential Leadership. 


Which of Kara’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Kara said that the seeds we plant in short-term missions can beat fruit for a lifetime if we remember to train our teams before, during, and after the work. Consider what that might look like for your church. 


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