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FAQ 2018-10-02T18:50:22+00:00
  • We like the quote “God does not call the qualified, but qualifies the called.” If you are a Christian, have a passion to fulfill the Great Commission, are a faithful student of the Bible, regular church attendee and a “team player”, we invite you to be a part of our team.
  • Our desire is to give those who God is calling an opportunity to fulfill their part in the Great Commission no matter what gender, age, race or social status.
  • We accept applicants from all stages in their spiritual walk with Christ – from a new believer to a five- fold minister.
  • There is no minimum age requirement, nor is there an age limit. Those under age 15 must be accompanied by a parent or a legal guardian.
  • Those ages 15-17 traveling without a parent or legal guardian are required to carry with them written permission to travel with the assigned designated adult.
  • All applicants are required to fill out an application form and submit a letter of recommendation from their pastor or the spiritual authority they are submitted to in their life.
  • All applicants must comply with and sign the WMA statement of faith and practice.
  • Currently we can only accept applications from the citizens of the US, Canada, EU and Australia.
  • You will need a valid passport that does not expire within 6 months of the return date of the trip.
  • Entry visa (Required by some countries. We can assist you in obtaining it.)

(Other restriction may apply)

  • Generally 10-11 days. If you are interested in a long-term stay please contact our office at 417-231 4131.
  • Generally the cost of your stay in the country including hotel accommodations, transportation, translators and meals is $1800.
  • Not included are:
  1. International airfare (our office can assist you with finding very reasonable tickets)
  2. Entry Visa fee (if applicable)
  3. Your personal expenses (souvenirs, phone calls, etc.)
  • If you have a particular ministry talent such as gift of preaching, Bible teaching, music, drama, children or youth ministry, intercessory prayer, counseling etc., please let us know in advance so that we could utilize it as much as possible.
  • If you are unsure of your ministry talents, you will be asked to share your testimony, participate in prayer, one-on-one ministry and Bible distribution. Keep in mind; our most talented people initially were unsure of their ministry talents. Remember, GOD QUALIFIES!
  • Your ministry schedule will take you to churches, city-wide meetings, people’s homes, hospitals, orphanages, refugee camps etc., depending on the country.
  • God chose you because He has determined that your life experience, your gifts, and your story are going to be useful for this place and time.
  • Your testimony is your most powerful tool. We all have many experiences in our lives of God’s favor, provision, deliverance, and rescue. These are our best tools to introduce someone to Jesus.
  • Pray and seek God about which story you should share during the trip. You may not know all the people you will encounter on your journey but God does. He prepares divine appointments for us. If you consult Him in advance, He will help you be prepared.
  • There is no official mission training provided or required to be completed prior to going on a trip.
  • When you join World Missions Alliance you don’t just join a missions team, you join a family.
  • A powerful connection is formed between you and an entire network of people who are just as passionate for and committed to carrying out the Great Commission as you are.
  • These people make up an invaluable support system and become life-long friends who will prove to put as much into you as you are willing to put into them.
  • Generally we stay in a hotel or condo. In most cases you will room with one other team member of the same gender unless you are traveling with a child or grandchild of the opposite gender and would like to room together. You may pay an additional fee to request a private room. 
  • Yes, we write a fundraising support letter template for each trip. It can be sent to you upon request. It’s completely editable and you may use it however you’d like to get the word out about the opportunity you have to join this mission and how anyone who wants to can support in prayer and financially.
  • We also have additional fundraising resources and ideas we are happy to share with you. To get more information please contact our office 417-231-4131.
  • Online– Anyone can make a donation toward your trip by going to www.rfwma.org, clicking on the “Give” tab, and then clicking on the “Click to Donate” button, selecting “Support a Missionary” from the drop down menu, filling out the “Give To WMA” form and clicking the “Donate Now” button. They will need to type your name in the “Notes” section of the form so we will know their donation is to be applied toward your trip.
  • By Phone– Anyone can call our office Monday-Friday 8am-4pm CST and make a donation by debit or credit card over the phone.
  • By Mail– Anyone can mail a donation in the form of a check to World Missions Alliance P.O. Box 1067, Branson West, MO 65737 for your trip. They will need to include a note letting us know to whose trip the donation is to be applied to.
  • Anyone other than you or your spouse who makes a donation toward your trip will receive a tax deductible receipt.
  • Online– You may make a payment toward your trip by going to www.rfwma.org, clicking on the “Make a Payment” tab, selecting “Make a Payment” from the drop down menu, filling out the “Give To WMA” form and clicking the “Donate Now” button.
  • By Phone– You may call our office Monday-Friday 8am-4pm CST and make a payment by debit or credit card over the phone.
  • By Mail– You may mail a payment in the form of a check to World Missions Alliance P.O. Box 1067, Branson West, MO 65737 for your trip.
  • We are unable to issue you a tax deductible receipt for payments you make toward your own trip.
  • Generally, the team members are responsible for booking their own international flights. Our staff is happy to assist you in finding a flight and coordinating your flight itinerary with other team members when possible. There is no additional fee for this service.
  • There is a flight booking assistance fee if you’d like us to take care of booking your flight for you.
  • No, each team member will fly out of his or her own hub city and fly individually unless it’s requested and possible to coordinate their flight itinerary with another team member’s. In that case, it may be possible for team members to fly all or at least part of the way together.
  • Approximately 6 weeks prior to the trip dates, all team members for the upcoming mission will receive this type of information by mail as well as by email.