M-DAT News

Travel agencies, insurance providers, and background check services

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March 2017—Need a travel agent, or have a question about insurance or screening for your mission team? A recent survey of ministries listing their mission trips with ShortTermMissions.com asked about their use of travel agencies, insurance providers, and background check services. Fifty-one ministries responded to the survey.

See full results with links or read on for key findings.

Has interest in longer mission trips doubled?

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September 2016—A recent study of search and inquiry patterns related to mission trip information on the ShortTermMissions.com website suggests a greater interest in longer mission trips than we have previously seen.

Partnering for excellence in short-term mission

July 2016—So often in ministry and in business, everyone works on their own in a separate "silo" without the benefits of partnering and cross-pollination. We are delighted to share with you that M-DAT has entered into a unique partnering relationship with three other short-term mission entities.

First Quarter Traffic Reports

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April 2016—As we look back on the first quarter of 2016 we rejoice to see how God has used M-DAT services to connect people seeking how God might use them in missions, short term or long term.

ShortTermMissions.com Highlights

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January 2016—“I have always felt led to serve in missions in the Middle East,” wrote Jeana last month. “I have been looking for a long time and would still be searching if I hadn’t stumbled across your site! All I did was type in my criteria and there it was—the perfect mission—in less than a minute. I really appreciate it.”