Baptist International Missions, Inc.

Connect with the World — Short-term Missions Trips


Connect with the Commission
Jesus tells us in His Word to go into all the world and preach the gospel. However, for many of us, this endeavor may seem overwhelming.

Where would I go?
How would I get there?
What would I do once I am there?


BIMI's Connect short-term program may be the answer. By joining a Connect team, individuals will have an opportunity to use their talents and abilities for the cause of Christ.

Each Connect trip is led by experienced BIMI field directors who organize and oversee all necessary details.

Prayerfully consider becoming a part of BIMI Connect. You will be glad you did!

Connect with the Mission
Connect trips are open to anyone 16 years old and older. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The total cost of each trip will vary, depending on the destination; however, the following will be included:
• Meals
• Lodging
• Air Transportation (from a specific US airport)
• Ground Transportation
• Travel Insurance
• Ministry Expenses (tracts, Bible lessons, and materials)
• Travel Visa (will not include passport expense)
For information on upcoming Connect mission trips, contact Dan DeLong.

We would love to have you join with a Connect missions trip.

We hope to hear from you soon!



Cambodia

Dates: June 10 – 20 2023
Cost: $1000 plus airfare.

Come join in on a missions trip that will expose you to what is happening in churches in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. As you visit, let God work in you as you see up close the needs of this unique mission field and spend time with the church and Christians in the village of Trabang Snou.

On this trip, you will experience Cambodian culture and see Christian ministry in a Buddhist nation in ways that will make a memorable impact on your heart! There is also the possibility of visiting churches in northern Cambodia as well as touring the famed Angkor Wat temples. This trip will be hosted by BIMI Southeast Asia and South Pacific Director Steven Maldoff.

Team Leader:
Steven Maldoff (BIMI Southeast Asia Director)

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Botswana

Dates: May 15 – 27 2023
Cost: TBD

Get connected with the amazing work that God is doing in Botswana, Africa! Join Mike and Cindy Haley and a dynamic ministry team on an epic adventure—a genuine safari for souls. This trip will stir your heart for the lost as you participate in an exciting ministry focused on church planting, personal discipleship, mass evangelism, and Bible distribution. You will be encouraged as you witness how the Lord is at work in this country where the Gospel is readily received. Very few Bible-preaching churches exist in Botswana and opportunities abound. The Lord WILL USE YOU to be a blessing to the Haleys and the people of Botswana. Great accommodations, good food, warm fellowship, and exciting ministry all await you. And…to round out your trip, you will enjoy a world class safari in the African bush with wildlife encounters you will never forget!

Watch this video to get a sense of what you will be doing.

Team Leader:
Eric Bohman (BIMI Africa Director)

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Hong Kong and Taiwan

Dates: May 15 – 26 2023
Cost: $1,800 plus airfare

Travel along with the Asia and North Pacific Director, David Harris, to see and be involved with what is happening in church work and evangelism in both Hong Kong and Taiwan.





Team Leader:
David Harris (BIMI Asia & North Pacific Director)

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Mongolia & South Korea

Dates: June 12 – 23 2023
Cost: $1,800 plus airfare

Travel along with the Asia and North Pacific Director, David Harris, to see and be involved with what is happening in church work and evangelism in both Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Team Leader:
David Harris (BIMI Asia & North Pacific Director)

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Japan

Dates: July 24 – August 4 2023
Cost: $1,800 plus airfare

Travel with the BIMI Asia and North Pacific director, David Harris, to the country of Japan and participate in the mission opportunities that are happening!







Team Leader:
David Harris (BIMI Asia & North Pacific Director)

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Philippines

Dates: September 27 – October 10 2023
Cost: $1,800 plus airfare

Travel with BIMI's Asia and North Pacific director, David Harris, to the country of Philippines and participate in the mission works that are happening throughout the nation.

Team Leader:
David Harris (BIMI Asia & North Pacific Director)

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Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico

Dates: July 25 - August 3, 2023
Cost: $2,200

Our visit to the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico will provide each member of our team a both a city culture and village culture. We will be visiting several different works, many started by national church planters.

Our trip is a fact-finding trip. The purpose is two-fold. First, we want those who travel with us to get to know the missionaries first hand and to see the day-to-day ministry of the field missionaries. Second, we hope that each member of our group has a renewed burden for the lost world and to pray for the missionaries seeking to win them.

Because we will be working in several Mayan villages, we will take a little time to visit some of the more famous Mayan ruins in the Yucatán as well as visiting a “Cenote.” A cenote is a natural pit, or sinkhole, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater. The regional term is specifically associated with the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, where cenotes were commonly used for water supplies by the ancient Maya. The term derives from a word used by the lowland Yucatec Maya—ts'onot—to refer to any location with accessible groundwater.

Team Leader:
Terry Jones (BIMI Central America Director)

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National Deaf Conference In Ecuador

Dates: February 14 - 22, 2023 (10 days)
Cost: $1790

Team size: 25

The Ecuador Connect Team will travel with a team of volunteers to participate in the national Deaf Conference and experience first hand ministry in Ecuador.

The Place - Ecuador is one of the nine South American countries which share the Amazon basin. The country gained notoriety among Christian circles when five young missionaries were speared to death while trying to reached the Waidoni Indians in the Amazon. However, one unreached people group which often overlooked are the deaf and hearing impaired. We will be working in Guayaquil, the largest city in Ecuador.

The People of the Ecuador are made up of many diverse people groups. The deaf community is one of the largest unreached people groups in South America. The challenge, as with many people groups, is that they have their own language and culture, but necessarily cannot be found in one place. They live dispersed among the general population.

The Purpose of the National Deaf Conference is to awaken the churches to the need of reaching the deaf and to unite those who seek to undertake this task. We will be involved in the ministry of the Bradleys, which run a school for the Deaf and a Deaf church with a hearing ministry. You will experience firsthand several aspects unique to missions such as, deaf ministry, school evangelism, a school orphanage, and Ecuador’s unique hospitality.

Participant Profile
18-65 in good physical health (16 & 17 accompanied by parent)

Accommodations Travel/Transportation Hotels and local housing
Travel by plane from Miami to Guayaquil, Ecuador
Travel by bus throughout the country

Included In The Cost
Airfare from Miami, lodging, ground transport, meals, handbook, t-shirt

* A valid US passport required
* Covid Vacine is NOT required


Team Leader:
Sean Lunday (BIMI South America Director)

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Amazon - Med-Evangelism In Peru/Colombia

Dates: May 15 - 24, 2023 (10 days)
Cost: $1790
Team size: 25

Continue the mission of the Great Physician by being a part of the Amazon Connect Team. We will travel by boat to the remote regions of the Amazon basin with a team of volunteer medical personnel and evangelists. The provision of medical care is a key which opens doors in areas otherwise left closed to the Gospel message, making possible a church plant.

The Place - Peru is one of the nine South American countries which share the Amazon basin. The Amazon holds the largest concentration of uncontacted people anywhere on earth. We will base in Caballococha, traveling by boat to remote river villages in Peru.

The People of the Amazon are made up of three groups; the local fishing villages, the indigenous tribes, and uncontacted tribes. We will focus our work among the villages around Caballococha in fishing villages where Spanish is the predominate language spoken.

The Purpose of our Med-evangelism Team is to work with our national pastors to evangelize through the mobile medical clinics, which opens areas where they seek to plant new churches. The Amazon is one of the least evangelized regions of Latin America.
You will experience firsthand several aspects unique to the Amazon; such as, jungle boat ministry, school evangelism, tropical wildlife, and Peru’s unique hospitality.

Participant Profile 18-65 in good physical health (16 & 17 accompanied by parent)
Medical professionals welcome, but not required.

Accommodations Travel/Transportation Hotels, local housing and sleeping on boat.
Travel by plane from Miami to Leticia, Colombia
Travel by river boat in the Amazon and tributaries.

Included In The Cost Airfare from Miami, lodging, ground transport, meals, handbook, t-shirt, water bottle

* A valid US passport required
* Covid Vacine is NOT required


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Team Leader:
Sean Lunday (BIMI South America Director)

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Amazon - Med-Evangelism In Brazil

Dates: July 25 - August 4, 2023 (10 days)
Cost: $1790
Team size: 25

Continue the mission of the Great Physician by being a part of the Amazon Connect Team. We will travel by boat to the remote regions of the Amazon basin with a team of volunteer medical personnel and evangelists. The provision of medical care is a key which opens doors in areas otherwise left closed to the Gospel message, making possible a church plant.

The Place - Brazil is one of the nine South American countries which share the Amazon basin. The Amazon holds the largest concentration of uncontacted people anywhere on earth. We will base in Tabatinga, traveling by boat to remote river villages in Brazil.

The People of the Amazon are made up of three groups; the local fishing villages, the indigenous tribes, and uncontacted tribes. We will focus our work among the villages around Tabatinga in fishing villages where Portuguese is the predominate language spoken.

The Purpose of our Med-evangelism Team is to work with our national pastors to evangelize through the mobile medical clinics, which opens areas where they seek to plant new churches. The Amazon is one of the least evangelized regions of Latin America.
You will experience firsthand several aspects unique to the Amazon; such as, jungle boat ministry, school evangelism, tropical wildlife, and Brazil’s unique hospitality.

Participant Profile
18-65 in good physical health (16 & 17 accompanied by parent)
Medical professionals welcome, but not required.

Accommodations Travel/Transportation
Hotels, local housing and sleeping on boat.
Travel by plane from Miami to Leticia, Colombia
Travel by river boat in the Amazon and tributaries.

Included In The Cost
Airfare from Miami, lodging, ground transport, meals, handbook, t-shirt, water bottle

* A valid US passport required
* Covid Vacine is NOT required


Team Leader:
Sean Lunday (BIMI South America Director)

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Amazon - Med-Evangelism In Bolivia

Dates: August 29 - September 7, 2023 (10 days)
Cost: $1790
Team size: 25

Continue the mission of the Great Physician by being a part of the Bolivia Connect Team. We will travel by bus to different regions of the city and villages of Bolivia, with a team medical personnel and evangelists. The provision of medical care is a key which opens doors in areas otherwise left closed to the Gospel message, making possible a church plant.

The Place - Bolivia is one of the nine South American countries which share the Amazon basin. The Amazon holds the largest concentration of uncontacted people anywhere on earth. We will base in Santa Cruz, traveling by bus to country side villages often over looked.

The People of the Bolivia are made up of four groups; the Highland Aymara and Quechua make up the majority of Bolivia's indigenous peoples, Mestizos, Europeans and Afro-Bolivians. We will focus our work among the villages where Spanish is the predominate language spoken.

The Purpose of our Med-evangelism Team is to work with our national pastors to evangelize through the mobile medical clinics, which opens areas where they seek to plant new churches. You will experience firsthand several aspects unique to Bolivia; such as, village ministry, school evangelism, Quechua culture, and Bolivia’s unique hospitality.

Participant Profile
18-65 in good physical health (16 & 17 accompanied by parent)
Medical professionals welcome, but not required.

Accommodations Travel/Transportation
Hotels and local housing
Travel by plane from Miami to Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Travel by bus to the villages

Included In The Cost
Airfare from Miami, lodging, ground transport, meals, handbook, t-shirt

* A valid US passport required
* Covid Vacine is NOT required


Team Leader:
Sean Lunday (BIMI South America Director)

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Miami - Florida

Dates: October 19 - 23, 2023 (5 days)
Cost: $800
Team size: 6

We are excited to announce another mission trip to assist a church planter in Miami, Florida. It will take place in the Miami Lakes area. This is a short five-day trip with two very full days of ministry in the Miami area. Anyone making this trip should be prepared to be on their feet and be prepared for a good deal of walking during our time in Miami. (Example: Scripture distribution, park ministry.) We will also take the time to show you the city of Miami and the many different cultural areas where churches need to be planted. You will be attending the Sunday services at Life Baptist Church which is a new church plant pastored by Luis Briceno. Ability to speak Spanish is not required but would be a plus.

This trip is limited to 6 people and is primarily designed for men, but we will consider couples. The cost includes your housing, ground transportation, light breakfast, and some meals. Airfare to and from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport not included. We require that everyone taking this trip fly into Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Please note:
Your Arrival at Fort Lauderdale /Hollywood International Airport must be before 4:00 PM on Thursday, October 19, 2022. Departure after the trip should be scheduled for Monday, October 23 after 8:00 AM.

Team Leader:
Bob Larson (BIMI USA Director)

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Important

* All trip deposits are non-refundable. If you are unable to participate in the Connect trip after you have paid money into your account, that money will not be reimbursed to you. Instead, it will go towards expenses of that specific Connect trip.

* Each trip has a required minimum number of people needed. If the trip does not reach the set minimum, it may be cancelled and your money will be returned to you.

Candidate & Deputation Director

Rev. Dan & Sandra DeLong

Read more about the DeLongs. He may be contacted through the BIMI office at (423) 344-5050.

Phone: (423) 994-0492

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Southeast Asia Director

Steven & Christy Maldoff

Read more about the Maldoffs. He may be contacted through the BIMI office at (423) 344-5050.

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