Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(6), pp. 1395 - 1401
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070607
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Biblical Foundations of Short-term Missions (STMs) and Its Implications for Christian Higher Learning


Rosemary Wahu Mbogo *
School of Education, Arts and Social Sciences, Africa International University, Kenya

ABSTRACT

The practice of Short Term Missions (STM) has been on the rise for the last three decades. The trend in short term missions has been growing over time both locally and globally. However, there are questions as to whether STM is authentically biblical especially in comparison to Long Term Missions (LTM). Moreover, the academia has not engaged on the discussions and it also seems to be lagging behind in the use of the STM model to accomplish her vision and mission. There is therefore need to provide a clearer understanding of the phenomenon. In this paper, the author discusses the concept of Short Term Missions demonstrating its biblical foundations and the globalization effects of STM with a focus on Christian higher learning. Further, a model for STM is proposed for institutions of higher learning to adopt.

KEYWORDS
Short Term Mission, Higher Education, Globalization, Biblical Perspective

Cite this paper
Rosemary Wahu Mbogo . "Biblical Foundations of Short-term Missions (STMs) and Its Implications for Christian Higher Learning." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.6 (2019) 1395 - 1401. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070607.