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Our Upcoming Trips

  


ISRAEL MINISTRY (February 14-22)

· PURPOSE: to fellowship with local believers, mainly in the West Bank, and to “walk in the footsteps of Jesus, and his disciples.” One of desired outcome from this opportunity is to “understand historical, cultural, geographical foundations of Christian faith" (theology lessons from Acts course) and to “experience the impact of culture and geography on biblical stories" (lectures from Biblical Geography course).

· WORLDVIEW/CULTURE: ancient Judaism and ideological Islam, very small Christian minority (Arab, European, and Messianic)

· TEAM: limited to 8-10 people 

-Cost:  Cost: $2250 + $100 application fee + flights (estimated $1000 from Chicago)


BULGARIA (April 15-25, 2020)

 Our visit will focus on ministry and humanitarian work with the Roma gypsies within Bulgaria as well as Romania. Most of our work will be in tent cities as well as slums.  

· Cost $2000 plus air (Estimated $1200 from Chicago)


CUBA (April 2020)

· PURPOSE: this is our 6th trip to the island; we will fellowship with local believers, mainly in the central and western parts of the island. One of the most desired outcomes from this opportunity is to “experience Acts 2 fellowship among believers" and to “embrace practices of Christianity observed with local leaders and followers.”

· WORLDVIEW/CULTURE: ideological atheism, cultural superstitions and satanic cults, politically one-party state; small, inactive Catholic Church, and growing, vocal, vibrant, evangelical community; the island has been in a state of constant revival for the past 30 years!

· TEAM: limited to 8-10 people

· Cost:  Cost: $2250 + $100 application fee + flights (Estimated $450 from Chicago)


MOZAMBIQUE/SOUTHERN AFRICA MINISTRY

· PURPOSE: this is our first exploratory trip; we are seeking to learn about the challenges as well as victories in this part of the world that is economically depressed and culturally as well as spiritually divided. We will assist in building solar wells as well as have opportunities to connect with the local believers.

· WORLDVIEW/CULTURE: mixture of Christianity and strong indigenous religions, with failed atheism of Soviet worldview; culturally powerful, syncretistic Catholicism, and growing, vocal, vibrant, evangelical community.

· TEAM: limited to 8-10 people


KAZAKHSTAN/KYRGYZSTAN  (May 25-June 2, 2020)

· PURPOSE: this is our 2nd trip to these nations; we embrace fellowship and discipleship opportunities with local missionaries and believers, providing them with much needed emotional and spiritual support. We are learning how to evangelize and how to minister to nations that have embraced secularism and atheistic worldview.

· WORLDVIEW/CULTURE: ideological atheism and secularism, driven by the Soviet-era worldview and ideology; culturally Muslim culture, with small Russian Orthodox population and even smaller group of evangelicals.

· TEAM: limited to 8-10 people

Cost:  Cost: $2250 + $100 application fee + flights (Estimated $1450 from Chicago)

 

CUBA (September 2020)

· PURPOSE: this is our 7th trip to the island; we will fellowship with local believers, mainly in the central and western parts of the island. One of the most desired outcomes from this opportunity is to “experience Acts 2 fellowship among believers" and to “embrace practices of Christianity observed with local leaders and followers.”

· WORLDVIEW/CULTURE: ideological atheism, cultural superstitions and satanic cults, politically one-party state; small, inactive Catholic Church, and growing, vocal, vibrant, evangelical community; the island has been in a state of constant revival for the past 30 years!

· TEAM: limited to 8-10 people

· Cost:  Cost: $2250 + $100 application fee + flights (Estimated $450 from Chicago)