Partnering with Parents: Mission Trips as a Team Sport
February 13th, 2020
For the past two summers our youth group has enjoyed working with TEAMeffort mission trips. In 2018, our group assisted the Jacksonville TEAMeffort site primarily working on hurricane relief projects....
Leading Students Through Mentorship
January 10th, 2020
Leading Students Through Mentorship I am probably about halfway through my life, but I still need others to invest in me. I want other believers to walk beside me and I think that is important for any...
2019 Advent Devotionals
December 6th, 2019
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Life on Mission: How to Create a Missional Narrative All Year Long
November 12th, 2019
One of the greatest joys of youth ministry is seeing our students step out in faith and develop as disciples. On mission trips, we get to see our students at their very best- living out their calling...
Kingdom Partnership: Working Together for the Kingdom of God
October 23rd, 2019
TEAMeffort partners with several different organizations in different capacities to make our summer mission camps possible! Some of these partnerships are with churches or schools that provide space f...
God Moments: Rockport Texas
October 2nd, 2019
Ever struggle to stop and be still, to take a moment and seek God's will?I do all the time, especially when serving.A TEAMeffort day can be so busy, as a director especially. I am constantly making su...
Living in Christian Community
September 18th, 2019
“Living in Christian community is important because it gives you a group of people that you’re able to grow in Christ with.” – ShiRae “Living in Christian community is like being a piece of a puzzle; ...
Now What? Surviving The Weeks After a Mission Trip
July 26th, 2019
After my first mission trip, I got off the church bus and thought to myself, “Is this really it? I just go back to my regular life now?” That feeling has stayed with me after other student mission t...
Vulnerability and the Mission of God
June 28th, 2019
This summer one of our Rockport staff members, Kevin, wrote an awesome devo based on John 11:33-36."When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, he was deeply mov...
Prepare Your Youth For Their Mission Trip
May 31st, 2019
Serving on a youth mission trip is a major part of many youth ministries' annual calendar. We all know the impact that can be had on the students and those they will be serving. As the summer approach...
Discipleship on Youth Mission Trips
April 12th, 2019
Whether you’re a youth leader bringing your students, a camper attending the trip, or Summer Staff dedicating your whole summer to missions, I think discipleship is a common goal and hoped for outcome...
Bible Verses for Your Next Youth Mission Trip
March 23rd, 2019
The Bible is full of instruction and inspiration for us. When it comes to serving, mission trips, and discipleship Jesus gave us the ultimate example of living for the Father. There are so many Bibl...