Mission Trips

Southeastern sends hundreds of students all over the world every semester. These trips are an incredible opportunity to GO with our professors to see what God is doing all over the world, and participate in His amazing work among the nations there.

Crossover Indianapolis: Summer Break 2024

Trip Dates: June 2, 2024 - June 7, 2024
Trip Cost: $200 + travel costs
Deposit: $50

Each year students from the SBC seminaries gather in the city hosting the Annual Meeting to partner with one another, NAMB, and local churches for the purpose of blanketing that city with the good news of Jesus. This is a great opportunity for you to grow in your confidence and competence in personal evangelism, while serving in Indianapolis. This trip will NOT meet the missions practicum requirement on your degree plan. All students are eligible to go, and if you are a Timothy Scholar, your degree requirement will be met. All others are electives.

South Asia: Summer Break 2024

Trip Dates: May 14, 2024 - May 24, 2024
Trip Cost: $2,000
Deposit: $250

South Asia is known to have more unreached people groups than any place on earth. Come with us to minister in the heart of lostness. You will share the gospel and teach others to do the same in the mighty Himalayas among many unreached peoples so that they may follow Jesus.

Central Asia: Summer Break 2024

Trip Dates: May 17, 2024 - May 26, 2024
Trip Cost: $2,000
Deposit: $250

The Central Asia study tour trip is focused on cultural immersion and leadership training. We’ll be traveling with other refugees touring the seven churches of the book of Revelation. You will be paired up with a few other believers from a different culture and, essentially, do “life” with them for the week (i.e. room, meals, and travel).

North Africa: Summer Break 2024

Trip Dates: June 22, 2024 - June 30, 2024
Trip Cost: $2,000
Deposit: $250

Come to a majority Muslim county that is strategically placed in the midst of the Islamic world. You will have opportunities to share your story and exchange culture with nationals while walking where the first Apostles walked centuries before.

College House System Clarkston, GA: Fall Break 2023


This is a special trip, EXCLUSIVE TO COLLEGE STUDENTS IN THE HOUSE SYSTEM. We have provided this unique trip for our House System college students at a discounted price to give them the opportunity to engage in Refugee ministry. Clarkston, GA is known as the most diverse square mile in North America, as it is the highest concentration of refugees placed anywhere in the United States. For this trip, we will be partnering with Send Relief and the North American Mission Board who have a ministry center in Clarkston, GA. Don't miss this opportunity to share the gospel with refugees with your House System!

New York City: Winter Break 2024


The purpose of this trip is to introduce a variety of urban ministry possibilities to Southeastern students by learning from and serving with a selected group of churches, church plants, and/or urban ministries through the Metro New York Baptist Association, especially those connected to Southeastern alumni. Students will see firsthand what it is like to do ministry in an urban North American context among a variety of different people groups and demographics.

Southeast Asia: Winter Break 2024


Come with us to minister among one of the most populated Muslim countries in one of the largest mega cities in the world. Bring the good news to those who may have never heard before. You will have an opportunity to work with local churches, prayer walk, and share in areas with unreached peoples so that they may know the name of Jesus.

Paris: Spring Break 2024

Trip Dates: April 19, 2024 - April 27, 2024
Trip Cost: $1,850
Deposit: $250

Join us for a Spring Break in the City of Lights, participating in diaspora missions among unreached West African Muslims. We will immerse in West African communities and enclaves in Paris, engaging in gospel ministry through teaching English. Our team will support an ongoing strategy by long-term field personnel and assist in developing relationships that allow for ongoing evangelism and missions. Paris is one of the most historic and picturesque destinations in the world, and this trip will allow students to see the unbelievable diversity that exists in a global city.

Philadelphia: Spring Break 2024

Trip Dates: April 20, 2024 - April 28, 2024
Trip Cost: $850
Deposit: $125

Join us as we spend Spring Break getting a front row seat to church planting in two send cities. Get that–two cities, one trip! We will spend the first few days with the Send Baltimore team and, from there, head to Philadelphia to end our trip. Along the way, you will meet church planters in both cities, see firsthand the needs present, and serve in various ministry needs that would aid these young churches in the work they are doing. This trip is an ideal step for those interested in church planting or leading their church to be more meaningfully involved in starting new churches.

Course FAQ’s

1. If I go on a trip, do I have to take a class?

Yes, there is no way around this requirement. Even if you don’t need the credit, if you go on the trip, you take the class.

2. Do I have to pay for the class?

No, the tuition for all mission trips run through the Center for Great Commission Studies is waived.

3. If I go on more than one trip will the credit still count?

Yes, the credit will count as an elective.

4. Do I have to be an on-campus student to go on mission trips?

No, anyone enrolled in any program at Southeastern is eligible for consideration on a mission trip run through the CGCS.

5. Is there a way to get credit for mission trips run through my church?

Yes, for more information on requirements for earning credit for mission trips done outside of Southeastern please click here.

Financial FAQ’s

1. Are there scholarships for mission trips?

Yes and no. All mission trips are scholar-shipped in that we subsidize a large chunk of the cost for each student on every trip. There is additional funding available for minority students who apply and are accepted into the Kingdom Diversity Missions Initiative program. For more information, contact the CGCS here.

2. How do I or my donors make payments for mission trips?

Payments for mission trips can be made by checks made out to SEBTS brought by the CGCS or online by clicking here.

3. What does the cost of the trip cover?

The cost of the trip covers travel, housing, and food.

4. What if I have to back out of a trip, will the money I’ve paid and raised be refunded for me?

Students are responsible for all money paid on their behalf for mission trips. No donated funds can be refunded to students under any circumstance. Students may only be refunded money they have paid themselves with approval from the Director of the CGCS.

5. What if I over raise?

If a student raises more support than is due for their trip, the amount that has been over raised is dispersed to students in need of trip funding.

**If you are a professor and interested in leading a mission trip, please fill out the form below and contact our Director, Keelan Cook for more information. Mission Trip Prospectus Form ›