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Short-term mission. Long-term vision.

We provide you with global opportunities to explore ministry and vocation as an expression of the Kingdom of God. We are witness that the Spirit is active and moving through short-term efforts and it is our hope that you will creatively utilize your unique gifts and passion as you share the gospel through service and ministry. Our long-term strategy ensures our volunteers go back year after year, joining the same communities, deepening relationships, and developing best practices for engagement.

Give to Missions

Trip Donation

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreaks, please hold donations until further notice. If you have questions, please email 

Each team has an overall fundraising goal that covers the total expenses for the work. You can (1) donate towards an entire team or (2) make a donation on behalf of a specific team member.

Give to Student Missions

Trip Payment

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Any non-donations, whether paying for your personal trip or making a returnable payment, should be done here. 

Pay For Your Trip


PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreaks, please hold donations until further notice. If you have questions, please email 

We do not want financial restraints to prohibit trip participation. Student missions scholarships are available to students who have shown diligence and hard work in their fundraising efforts, but have not been able to fully reach their goal.

Give to Mission Trip Scholarships


Giving to Missions Development financially supports team leader training, student internships, recruiting events, marketing materials, and all the operations that help strengthen our partnerships on campus, in our city, and around the world.

Give to Our Program

Join A Team


Our teams go all over the world and engage communities in a variety of ways. Most of our teams are open for anyone to apply. Many of our discipline-specific teams, like engineering and medical, may have a need for other team members as well. Explore the possibilities and find the team for you in the following ways:

  • View the Our Trips section of this page
  • Attend one of our Missions Fairs at the beginning of each semester
  • Talk to past participants
  • Email us at
  • Come by the Missions Center in Ezell 238 and visit with our staff
  • Read our Student Handbook, which includes information on fundraising, policies, expectations, timelines, and more

After you find the teams that interest you, it's time to apply! Our recommendation is to apply for at least three teams. Following the submission of your application, team leaders will contact you to schedule an interview or send follow-up questions specific to their trip.

Apply Today!


Once you've been selected for a team, the team leader will contact you to inform you of their decision. To accept your spot, complete the registration form below. (Note: please do not register until directed to do so by a team leader.)

Mission Trip Registration Form

Need to update your passport information for your registration? When you have your passport in front of you, fill out the form below. (This form will be used to book flights and must match your passport perfectly.)

Passport Form

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Meet the Missions Department

Tyler Kemmerer

Tyler Kemmerer, Director of Lipscomb Missions

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andrea zahler

Andrea Zahler, Associate Director of Spiritual Engagement and Development

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Emily Bruff

Emily Bruff, Assistant Director of Missions and Community Connection

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Tim Gilfilen

Tim Gilfilen, Missions Trip Coordinator

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Julie Woodroof

Julie Woodroof, Financial Manager Bible Missions

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