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North Africa Mission Trip
Reign Ministries | Royal Servants
June 16 to July 28, 2018
Lasts between 1 month to 2 months
Art, Drama, Music & Puppets
Discipleship, Evangelism: All Other, VBS/Bible Clubs, and Visitation & Encouragement
*see notes below or inquire for details
This will be an exciting opportunity in the 10/40 window, situated in northwest Africa. Due to the sensitive nature contact us directly and weâ€™d love to tell you in person!Inquire About The Trip
What the Mission Trip Will Be Like
This trip represents a unique opportunity to travel with Royal Servants to a Muslim majority location in the 10/40 window, located in the northwest part of Africa. Due to the sensitive nature of doing ministry in this context, we can not publish the name of this country. But contact us directly and weâ€™d love to tell you in person!
This location is rich and vibrant with culture. Travelers are warmly welcomed and there are endless sights to see. The population is estimated to be over 99% Muslim. And though this nation is known for its religious tolerance and hospitality, sharing your faith in this context will be no small task, but desperately needed.
Ministryâ€” No street performances, public announcements, or gathering crowds here. Instead youâ€™ll break up into small groups and travel on foot, meeting people throughout the city, making friends and striking up conversations. These conversations will take place with shop owners, locals, travelers, and the list goes on. Youâ€™ll use these opportunities to turn the conversation into something more meaningful, discussing life, customs, and faith. Get an in-depth and firsthand understanding of Islamic tradition, and engage meaningfully with individuals who hold those traditions close to their hearts. Youâ€™ll have the opportunity to break down cultural barriers, overcome derogatory stereotypes on both sides, and find ways to connect personally with others whose lives are very different from your own. These conversations wonâ€™t always be easy, and will require practice, but you can expect to get plenty of that. Another crucial element of ministry on this trip is going to be bringing serious worship and prayer to this part of the world. Youâ€™ll be engaging daily in extended times of prayer on matters both specific and broad. Youâ€™ll also engage in daily worship next to long-term missionaries who are calling on God to move in big ways in this country. The purpose of these times will be to seek sustenance from God in a challenging environment, and to exalt His name in a place where so few ever do.
Adventureâ€”Trains, buses, taxis, ferries, and camels offer some unique options for transportation. Explore the open air markets, try food unique to this part of the world, and meander the ancient narrow streets. This trip is about seeing what is possible and thoughtfully soaking in every experience. Allowing God to direct your steps means just about anything can happen and rarely is it comfortable or easy. But when is true adventure ever comfortable or easy?
Experience Cultureâ€”First time experiences will be your new normal as you explore this transient region frequented by tourists, heavily influenced by Western culture, yet still rooted in ancient traditions. This place has an incredibly rich heritage with art, music, and cuisine that stands apart from the rest of the world. Witness the wild beauty in everyday life, and stick around long enough for this place to start to feel like home.
Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals
Your ministry in North Africa will be defined and organized by the local pastors, church members, ministry directors, and missionaries who are our ministry partners.
Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements
Jr. High, Sr. High, and College
Eligible to Go
There is no special training, education, or experience required to participate on this mission trip. We provide everything you need.
Participant Agesâ€”Students (ages 13 to 18) and staff disciplers (ages 19 and older).
We train college age students (staff disciplers) to become effective disciplers and small group leaders.
Mission Trip Offered By Reign Ministries | Royal Servants
Reign Ministries runs Christian summer mission trips, discipleship training schools, and youth ministry training for students ages 13 to 18, college-age students, and youth workers.
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Mission Trip Details
- Northern Africa
- June 16 to July 28, 2018
- 1 month to 2 months
Demographics of People Being Ministered To
- All ages of peoples
- People Group(s)
- North Africans
- Funds needed
- *see notes below or inquire for details
- Official costs will be released in a few weeks, but you can still register today!
Included in Cost â€”Support raising materials, Training Camp, food, accommodations, international travel, and spending money.
Additional Expenses NOT included â€”Travel to Training Camp, returning home from Chicago after the mission trip, a passport (if needed), and visa.
Traveling to Costa Rica does not require a visa to go into the country.
For more information go to https://reignministries.org/royalservants/north-africa/
Training and Debriefing
- Pre-field Training
- Post-field Debrief
- Pre-Mission Trip Trainingâ€”
All student participants (jr. and sr. high ages) begin their mission trip with a week of training at our Training Camp in central Wisconsin. Visit http://reignministries.org/royal-servants/students/ for more details.
Staff disciplers (college-age students who lead small groups of students) come for an additional week of discipler training, before students arrive the next week.
Debriefing â€”The team will finish their trip together with five days of debriefing (usually in a different, if not a completely different country) before flying home to Chicago. Visit site for more details.
- How to apply
- Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.
- Application Deadline
- June 8, 2018