Preparing to Go
You’ve surrendered and said “yes” to the call. Now what? Taken from experiences of people who have served overseas, we will talk through what you need to not only survive, but also thrive— emotionally, physically, and spiritually—as a long-termer, and who needs to be on your team.
Urbana can be a little bit like drinking from a firehose (#drenched). We are here to help you navigate the conference as a grade 12 student (#protips). You will also be challenged to leave a legacy at your high school and take next steps into mission as you graduate (#legacy).
This seminar is designed to help the ethnic minority community be more equipped to gather financial resources for the calling God has for them in the North American context.
Find out about the joys and challenges of serving God together in cross-cultural contexts. This is an honest look at the reality of team life that will also offer practical advice for fruitful and enjoyable team relationships.
What does the Great Commission look like in everyday life? This seminar will explore what disciple-making looks like right where you live and wherever God leads.
Central Asia is comprised of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, all predominantly Muslim, former-Soviet-Union countries. What is the present state of the church in this region? What are the challenges the church is currently facing? What opportunities are there? We will try to respond to these and other questions.
Come and hear stories of how missions not only impacts those who are served, but also those who are part of the missionary’s support team. This seminar will also provide tools for both securing support and growing spiritually as you move through the fundraising process.
Nicole has been a paraplegic since she was 10 years old. She spent two years in China ministering to university students and has been on mission trips to El Salvador and India. She will speak about her hesitations in going abroad as well as how God abundantly blessed her when she obeyed the call to missions.
Building meaningful relationships in cross-cultural teams and projects is crucial. This seminar will help you prepare for your future missions experience by teaching you how to understand team dynamics, resolve conflicts, shape your expectations, and communicate well in a variety of multicultural situations.