Action Ventures is the training division of Action International Ministries Canada.
4 weeks - two zooms per week - get out of the house during COVID!
Peru, India, Philippines, Malawi
Via zoom! You will share your faith story, learn cultural dynamics, get a feel for modern missions, and more.
What you will do:
Worship with other cultures, get to know them through English conversation classes, see and interact with people from other cultures, and see the community through prayer walks...
Action Ventures is passionate about mentoring this next generation to serve as loved sons and daughters of God, partnering together with the local and global church to bring God's light into dark places. We train and facilitate outreach opportunities using the Arts (music, drime, dance, puppetry and chalk art), personal testimony, prayer ministry and practical work projects.
Discover, Develop & Maximize your God-given Gifts!
Our Mission is to train, disciple and inspire followers of Christ, revealing Him to the world.
Our Vision is to raise up a new generation of believers that are known for their love for Jesus and passionate about using their gifts to share the Gospel.
Our Belief is that God is raising up a new generation to be radical, surrendered, lovers of Jesus, taking the Kingdom of God into every sphere of life.
Our Focus is to train and facilitate short-term outreach opportunities using their gifts, including the arts, personal testimony, prayer ministry and practical work projects.
Our Core Values:
Jesus: The center of all we do and are. John 14:6
Spirit: Honoring the work and fruit of the Holy Spirit. Galatians 5:22-23
Service: Serve rather than be served. Matthew 20:28
Discipleship: Learn God's truth in order to teach others. 2 Timothy 2:2
Practicums: Facilitate leadership, teaching and logistics for global outreach. Matthew 28:19,20
Church: Create loyalty to God's instrument for reaching the world. Ephesians 4:15,16
Team: Equip others to work together in unity. Romans 12:4-5
Arts: Develop tools to effectively and publicly articulate our faith. 1 Corinthians 9:22-23
Partnerships: Partner with ministries worldwide. Revelation 7:9
Integration: Apply team ministry experiences to all spheres of life. John 17:18
Youth: Become differences makers. 1 Timothy 4:12
Grace: A safe place to learn and grow. Psalm 145:8
Wholeness: Holistic development of our entire being. 1 Thessalonians 5:23
Our Alumni are people in leadership roles of international missions on every continent. People in dynamic outreaches in the difficult places of this world. Pastors and lay people in churches who are fully engaged in the Great Commission. Godly moms and dads raising up Christ followers in a challenging world. People who are passionate and purposeful as they influence the world in business, government, entertainment, media, education, arts, family, and the Church.
Our Uniqueness: People often tell us that they appreciate the fact that where ever we go with our teams or bands we have close ties to local churches. They also appreciate the fact that we have over 50 years of this kind of ministry experience among our present 3 staff members. Other unique aspects include:
Our 9 month team is longer than most short term mission opportunities
The intentional mentorship offered
We provide an internship opportunity that goes far beyond the 'in and out' of most church, school or organizational mission trips
About a third of our alumni from our Bridge Teams end up in fulltime Christian service for a prolonged period of time
And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, 18 may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, 19 and to know (experiencially and intimately) this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.