Impact 2 South Africa Summer Mission ’18


The Impact 2 South Africa Summer Mission '18 will be a three-week experience of life and ministry in the town of Hammanskraal, South Africa.  We will partner with the Hope of Glory Ministries to share the love of Christ and help disciple children. They will transform your lives while you help transform theirs. Come with a heart to serve, love and give of your time and talents to the Lord through the children!
 
Application Deadline:  Feb 16, 2018

We are excited that you are trusting the Lord and applying for The Impact 2 South Africa Summer Mission.  This is the first step in the journey! 

BASIC INFORMATION

Your full legal name
What is your Preferred First Name
CURRENT ADDRESS
PHONE NUMBER
EMAIL ADDRESS
HOW OFTEN DO YOU CHECK YOUR EMAIL?
DAILY
ONCE OR TWICE WEEKLY
ONCE A WEEK
WHAT'S EMAIL?
No answer
FACEBOOK DISPLAY NAME:
WHAT IS THE EASIEST WAY TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOU? 
Email
Cell Phone
Facebook
EMERGENCY CONTACT 
GENDER
DATE OF BIRTH
 Format (MM/DD/YYYY)
ARE YOU 18 OR OLDER AS OF TODAY?
ARE YOU A U.S. CITIZEN? 
MARITAL STATUS
SINGLE
MARRIED
ENGAGED
WIDOW
LANGUAGES SPOKEN FLUENTLY (OTHER THAN ENGLISH)
MUSICAL SKILLS (SPECIFY INSTRUMENT YOU PLAY OR IF YOU SING)
T-SHIRT SIZE
SMALL
MEDIUM
LARGE
XL
XXL
XXXL
4XL
SCHOOL

PASSPORT INFORMATION

Do you have a current passport? Current means that it will not expire until a minimum of 6 months after the start of the mission trip.

BIOGRAPHICAL INFO/PERSONAL CALLING

Briefly describe how you found out about this mission opportunity. What is your understanding of the purpose of mission? Why do you want to participate in it?

Any other relevant high school or college honors, activities and leadership
In your opinion, what are your strengths (character traits, abilities, skills)? In what areas do you need to grow?

Describe your cross-cultural living and/or travel experiences. What did you learn?

Engaging in overseas missions can create stress due to cultural adjustments. How do you respond in stressful circumstances? Are you aware of any coping mechanisms you gravitate towards when you are stressed (i.e. sleep, food, detach relationally, etc.)?

How do your parents feel about you serving abroad on mission?
If your parents are not supportive of your desire to participate, how do you intend to talk with them further about the mission trip?

MINISTRY EXPERIENCE & INVOLVEMENT

How long have you been actively involved with a local student ministry?
IN WHICH STUDENT MINISTRIES HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED?
THE IMPACT MOVEMENT
CRU
CHURCH
Other:
WHAT IS THE NAME AND LOCATION OF THE CHURCH YOU ATTEND?
Indicate any relevant ministry training you have received that may be beneficial for your mission experience (evangelism, discipleship, teaching, small/large group facilitation, compassion ministry, etc)? Briefly include what the training entailed and with what ministry (Cru, Impact, Epic, Destino, Church, World Vision, International Justice Mission, etc).

Indicate any relevant outreaches/ministries you have been involved with in the last few years (local church outreach, Spring Break mission trip, Impact Movement mission trips, other mission trips, Cru summer project, etc). Include location, year and with what ministry/church.

Do you hold a regular position in your local ministry/church? (Discipler/mentor, Bible study leader, emcee/weekly meeting leader, worship leader, prayer coordinator, promotional/special events/parties, work with kids, youth, drama, music, etc)
Your participation on the Impact Summer Mission with Hope will include daily interactions with multiple people and initiating spiritual conversations through various methods (Examples: surveys, socials, events, service projects, etc.).

What is your understanding of and attitude toward taking the initiative in evangelism?

Have you ever shared the gospel with another person?
What are the main points you share with a person who wants to know Christ?

What is your understanding of the Spirit-filled life and what it means to walk in the power of the Holy Spirit?

MISSION TRIP GUIDELINES

Since we are representing the Lord, the summer mission team will have standards of dress, conduct, and accountability. Are you willing to follow the mission team guidelines and leadership, even though you might not totally agree with them in every situation? (We are speaking of a difference of opinion, not something unbiblical or immoral).
Why or why not? What do you usually do when you disagree with a decision or an instruction?

If you currently practice the spiritual gift of speaking in tongues, are you willing to refrain from publically practicing or promoting this for the duration of project? (Enter "N/A" if you don't practice this gift).

Ministry Partner Development

After acceptance you will be given training in ministry partner development (MPD) and a support coach will be assigned to help you. However, you will be responsible to initiate (through letters, phone calls, and appointments) and ask people to join your team of financial ministry partners.

How do you feel about developing a team of financial partners?

I agree that if I do not raise enough financial support to cover the cost of my participation on the mission, I will be responsible to pay for it from my own reserves/savings. 

MORAL CONVICTION INFORMATION

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor?
In the last 6 months have you been intoxicated with alcohol?
In the last 6 months have you used narcotics, hallucinogens, drugs or tobacco products not prescribed by a physician?
In the last 6 months have you struggled with an eating disorder?
In the last 6 months have you had any incidents of intentional self-injury or cutting yourself?
Briefly explain your understanding of what the Bible teaches about sexual purity (principles). What have you done to pursue this standard (both in convictions and practices)? Please be specific.

In the last 6 months have you had an incident which would not fall in line with 1 Thessalonians 4:3-4 by controlling your body in holiness and honor? (You may have different terms for these, but some examples would be: viewing pornography, habitual/mutual masturbation, oral sex, sexual intercourse, and/or any other sexual foreplay).
In the last 6 months have you struggled with or participated in same-sex relationships/practice?

HEALTH/MEDICAL INFORMATION

Do you have any significant health issues, physical limitations or disabilities that may affect your ability to participate fully in the summer mission or would require special arrangements in order to take part?
Due to the physical nature of the summer mission, we would like you to describe your current exercise/activities that you are involved in. Be specific including a description, frequency, and your overall level of physical fitness.

Do you have any allergies?
Do you receive any on-going medical treatments?
Do you have or have you had any psychological/emotional conditions or struggles? (Examples: depression, phobia, suicidal thoughts, significant anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc).

REFERENCES

You'll need to provide a reference who is a spiritual mentor and one who is a peer of the same sex. 
Please provide the contact information for a Spiritual Leader Reference
Please provide the contact information for a Peer Reference.

FINAL SECTION

LIABILITY WAIVER AND PHOTO RELEASE
 
 
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