Mission trips act to remove volunteers from their comfort zone and place them in new environments which test their faith and dedication to their fellow man. These trips often lead to stronger bonds among group members and a keen sense of accomplishment. However, those who have never traveled under such conditions may be concerned about their personal safety in an unfamiliar environment, contracting illness and adjusting to culture shock.
A wise, well-prepared and confident group leader, paired with the support of all team members, should eliminate worries and make for a successful trip.
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