Mission Trips

Southeastern sends hundreds of students all over the world every year. 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.

London: Fall Break 2024

Trips Dates: Fall Break 2024
Trip Cost: $2000
Deposit: $250

London, UK has become a post-Christian location with little or no church presence. Come join with local missionaries to engage the lost, reclaim the glory of Christ, and develop inroads for the gospel. You will share the gospel, gauge interest, and help identify areas for strategic follow-up. This trip will be led by Dr. Scott Hildreth.

New Bedford, MA: Fall Break 2024

Trip Dates: Fall Break 2024

New Bedford, MA: is a unique opportunity for SEBTS students attending Faith Baptist Church to go on a mission trip with their church and receive seminary credit for MIS3991/6991 missions practicum. You will be helping church planters sent out by Faith with evangelism and community engagement. This trip will be led by Dr. Steven Wade. If you are a member of Faith Baptist Church Youngsville and are interested in this trip, please contact Pastor Ben McRoy or Evan Schantz at Faith for registration.

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 country 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.

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 Southeastern, please click here.

Or email [email protected].

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 ›