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3 Mission Trips for Young Adults in 2021

With the challenges of the past year and many organizations putting all mission trips on pause, many of you are still searching for mission opportunities for young adults. In a time when there aren’t many Christian mission trips abroad, you may be wondering how to find a mission trip in 2021. The good news is: World Race mission trips are happening! Nearly 300 people are currently serving internationally with World Race, World Race: Gap Year, and Semesters by World Race. Mission trips to Africa, Guatemala, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Ecuador launched in January, and even more mission opportunities...

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How to Serve Others on a Christian Gap Year

You want to serve the people God places in your life in a way that is both makes a positive difference in their lives and represents the character of who God is. Often, our fear of doing the wrong thing can stop us from serving others. On this week’s World Race blog, Devin Helm, who is currently serving on World Race: Gap Year, reveals what she has found as the best way to serve others on gap year mission trips. Because Loving is Important The Lord has been challenging me with the idea of how to love. How to love people, how to love myself, and how to understand His love. I have been...

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A Day on a World Race Mission Trip in 2021

Over the past year, our World Race team has continued to work diligently to make sure we can continue to support our strategic ministry partners while keeping mission trip participants and communities as safe as possible. Though the reality is that a lot of international travel and mission trips have been put on pause, we want to follow God with the expectancy, wisdom, and intentionality needed to pioneer into a world that looks different than the one we were navigating a year ago for the sake of the Gospel. World Race, World Race: Gap Year, and Semesters by World Race mission teams are currently...

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Serving with Local Missions in Guatemala

At the World Race, we are passionate about our mission trips partnering with ministries that we know and trust, and who continue to minister sustainably in their communities with or without us. World Race and World Race: Gap Year teams partner with teams at our long-term bases and other strategic ministry partners to bring resources, support, and new enthusiasm to their mission. This week, Paula Johnson shines a light on CASA Guatemala, the local church and Semesters her World Race team has been partnering with in Guatemala. Prayer for Mixco It wasn’t until I felt the light breeze from the...

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A Typical Day on Gap Year During COVID-19

After weeks of training at our Adventures in Missions campus, World Race: Gap Year 2020 participants made it to the international mission field at the beginning of January 2021! Each day on the World Race looks different as Racers work with our strategic ministry partners and learn to look for opportunities to share the love of God in day-to-day life. Today, Mackenzie Tkach and Emma Austin share what their typical day looks as they begin their second month in Costa Rica (with photos from Anjali Joy). A Day in the Life (Costa Rica Edition!!) Here’s a glimpse into a typical day in the life...

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It’s Not About the Mission Trip

The World Race is a life-changing mission trip where you will learn to seek first the Kingdom of God, so you can experience a deeper life with Jesus, live in authentic community, serve others and share the love of Jesus. Not just on this mission trip, but for the rest of your life. This week, Hannah Jones (World Race: Gap Year) shows us that it’s not just about the mission trip; it’s about learning to see opportunities to share the love of God with people outside of planned ministry hours. In Every Moment I am currently writing from a local elementary school in a rural Costa Rican...

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