Whether you are serving in your home country or abroad you are most likely stepping into a community that is culturally different than the neighborhood you call home. God made a diverse world with thousands of different people groups all crafted in his image and loved by Him. Take time to learn as much as you can about the culture, traditions and predominate religion where you will be serving. It’s important to honor the culture you will be serving in and identify things that you have in common with one another.








  • Joshua Project – Joshua Project is a research initiative seeking to highlight the ethnic people groups of the world with the fewest followers of Christ. Accurate, updated ethnic people group information is critical for understanding and completing the Great Commission. 
  • Country Culture Guides: Available for 50+ different countries. Look up the country or countries you will be visiting and learn about the language, culture, customs and etiquette.

Know of other helpful CULTURE resources that mission trip goers would benefit from? Send your ideas to: [email protected]

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