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The GoConnect Process

Application -Check our trips options and talk with us about goals and vision for your trip -Application form & deposit -Prayer for trip details and the people you will meet   Pre-Field -Begin financial support raising (we teach you how to do this) -Finalize trip details -Prayer for support and your supporters   Crash Weekend -Weekend of cultural & spiritual preparation in Germany in early summer -Orientation to KM -Fellowship and prayer with other GoConnect tripsters from many countries   On-Field (the GoConnect Trip itself) -Serve with a team of international missionaries, learn, ask a million questions -Prayerfully experience true …

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Doing Things the European Way…in Europe

How should churches be planted in Europe? Nothing fails quicker than an American-cultured church that’s been planted in another part of the world. What works in the U.S. works because it is from and for this culture. Partly because Kontaktmission was started in Europe by Europeans, we are successfully planting churches there.   Kontaktmission is a European mission organization. In our case this doesn’t simply mean that we work in Europe, but rather:   we started in Europe with Europeans going to other European countries most of our workers are Europeans we have expertise and extensive experience in Europe, and …

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Send. Plant. Multiply.

It’s not just a motto – it’s a core principle! We send Christian workers and team them with local leaders. We plant churches in places where the church does not exist or is not strong enough to stand on her own. We expect churches not just to multiply in number, but also to become sending and planting churches. Sending is a complicated endeavor! We can’t expect to go into a new territory with only our U.S. training and be successful. It takes planning, prep-work, and partnerships on the ground to put new missionaries into situations in which they can effectively …

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International: Not Just Lip Service

Many times, when an American-led church plant fails in a foreign land, it is because it could not transition from American leadership to national leadership. But what if the agency that does the sending has a multi-national leadership? And what if the church plant starts with nationals in leadership? And what if the church planters partnered with locals from the project’s inception? This would make a difference!   We believe it does! It’s not that we are smarter than others. It is that, for whatever reason, God introduced us to key Christian leaders in Europe and that web of relationships …

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