The difference between a mission trip and a vacation “A mission trip is just a vacation that someone else pays for.” Lots of mission trip critics say this, and they’re right. Sometimes. At first glance mission trips and vacations do look pretty similar. They both involve taking time off from school or work, traveling to a new place, and taking lots of pictures. However, if you’re really going on a mission trip, there will always be one huge difference. The difference is your purpose.
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