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Uncommon

What does it mean to be uncommon?
To be set apart, different, not alike. Out of the ordinary, arguably extraordinary.
Uncommon is…

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XPCulture at IWMC 2019

We’re SOE Certified Resource Providers.
That means we’re passionate about seeing churches and organizations practice the following standards in short-term missions…

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9 Marks of Healthy Missions

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.

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How many Christians are There?

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.

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7 Things Your Church Should Not Do in Missions

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.

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Photography Tips for your Next Mission Trip

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.

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Navigating Short-Term Mission Trips in a Social Media World

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.

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Being a Team on a Mission Trip

Short term mission trips force people to be in close contact with each other for an extended period of time. Not only will you be with your team during the trip, but you will also be with them during the preparation for the trip and the debrief after you get back. This trip is a great opportunity for you to build lasting relationships with the other members of your team, but that is only possible if everybody puts effort into making the team the best it can be. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, it is important to be a team player.

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Tips and Warnings for Short Term Missions

Brent and Kelly share their tips and warnings based on their experience from working with teams in Haiti. Here are the first three tips they share:
1. Try to see more than just material poverty while you’re there.
2. Go to learn–not just work or evangelize.
3. Don’t assume you’re teaching biblically illiterate people.
Watch the video to learn more tips and warnings and hear the stories behind them.

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Survivor’s Guide to Short Term Missions

Brent and Kelly take a less serious approach in this video, but don’t miss the practicality of their tips while you’re laughing! You’ll want to heed their advice.
1. Body Glide is your FRIEND
2. Prepare for Carb-polooza cause your keto diet ain’t gonna cut it.
3. Pack some TP unless you’re willing to risk single ply.
Watch the video to catch all 7 of their tips.

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