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LIVE DEAD GO offers opportunities to participate in a global church planting movement for a week, a month, a year, or a lifetime. Choose your timeframe and location, and learn more about how you can go.

Opportunities to Go

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Go 1+ Week

Intensives: Available for individuals and groups, these trips focus on intense, hands-on introduction to church planting work among unreached people groups. Participants join a Live Dead team for a week-plus to participate in church planting among the unreached. This includes intercession, training, interaction with unreached peoples, and gospel outreach. Throughout the course of the trip, participants will get a sense of the beauty and challenges of following Jesus in areas where Live Dead teams serve.

2020 Opportunities:
June 20–July 8 (Silk Road Launch Team North, $800 + airfare)
June 21–28 (Silk Road Launch Team Turkey, $380 + airfare)
July–Flexible dates for a group of 6 (Russia)
July 10–19 (Live Dead Iran South)
July 12–19 (Silk Road Launch Team Turkey, $380 + airfare)
August 7–17 (Live Dead Iran North)
August 10–17 (Russia)
October 2–11 (Russia)
October 5–12 (Russia)
December 7–14 (Russia)

2021 Opportunities:
January–April (Live Dead Africa)
March 6–14 (Silk Road Launch Team Turkey, $400 + airfare, FULL)
March 13–21 (Silk Road Launch Team Turkey, $400 + airfare)
March 19–28 (Live Dead Iran North)
March 1–8 (Russia)
March 20–27 (Silk Road Cappadocia, $480 + airfare)
March 21–29 (Russia)
April 1–10 (Russia)
May 14–June 5 (Silk Road Summit Team, $1,600 + airfare)
May 16–June 12 (Silk Road Launch Team North, $995 + airfare)
May 28–June 26 (Silk Road Launch Team Turkey)
June 6–15, 2021 (Silk Road Launch Team Southeast, $500 + airfare)
Mid-June–August (Live Dead Africa)
June 5–July 12 (Silk Road Cappadocia, $1,555 + airfare)
June 10–July 8 (Silk Road Launch Team North, $835 + airfare)
June 12–20 (Silk Road Launch Team Turkey, $400 + airfare)
June 15–July 8 (Silk Road Launch Team North, $835 + airfare)
June 23–July 8 (Silk Road Launch Team North, $660 + airfare)
June 20–28 (Russia)
June 26–July 5 (Silk Road Launch Team Turkey, $400 + airfare)
August 6–16 (Live Dead Iran North)
August 6–16 (Live Dead Iran South)
September-October (Flexible dates, one week) (Silk Road Launch Team Turkey, $400 + airfare)
October–December (Live Dead Africa)
October 4–11 (Russia)
October 10–18-(Russia)
October 22–31 (Russia)

2022 Opportunities:
January–April (Live Dead Africa)
March 1-8 (Russia)
March 13-21 (Russia)
April 1-10 (Russia)
Mid-June–August (Live Dead Africa)
June 19-27 (Russia)
October–December (Live Dead Africa)
October 4-11 (Russia)
October 9-17 (Russia)
October 22-31 (Russia)

Go 1+ Month

Internships: Hosted across Live Dead teams during the summer, internships range from one to three months. The goal is to expose interns to missionary life on a Live Dead team, to develop basic skills for cross-cultural ministry, and to provide space for interns to explore a call to longer-term service. We focus on group and individual pursuit of God, team life, study of local religions, language and culture, and the proclamation of the gospel among the unreached. Participants get a closer look at the life and operation of a church planting team, and see the need for God to call more laborers to the harvest fields.

2020 Opportunities:
September 13–December 4 (Silk Road Launch Team North, $3,540 + airfare)
Fall 2020 Semester Study Abroad (Africa Off The Grid Team, $35/day + airfare & travel costs)

2021 Opportunities:
January–April (Live Dead Africa)
Spring 2021 Semester Study Abroad (Africa Off The Grid Team, $35/day + airfare & travel costs)
January 20–March 19 (approximate timeframe) (Silk Road Launch Team Southeast, $1,800 + airfare)
March 3–30 (Live Dead Iran North)
Mid-June–August (Live Dead Africa)
May 14–June 15 (Silk Road Launch Team Southeast, $1300 + airfare)
May 14–June 25 (Silk Road Black Sea, $2,200 + airfare)
May 16–June 20 (Silk Road Uzbek Peoples Team, $2,300 + airfare)
Summer 2020 (Africa Off The Grid Team, $35/day + airfare & travel costs)
June 14–July 26 (Live Dead Iran North)
June 14–July 26 (Live Dead Iran South)
October–December (Live Dead Africa)
Fall 2021 Semester Study Abroad (Africa Off The Grid Team, $35/day + airfare & travel costs)

2022 Opportunities:
January–April (Live Dead Africa)
Mid-June–August (Live Dead Africa)
October–December (Live Dead Africa)

Go 1 Year

Giving a year is a great way to invest a portion of your life in ministering among unreached people groups and gaining the knowledge and skills necessary for that ministry while investigating a long-term calling. During a year with a Live Dead training team, you will experience the value and practice of abiding as an individual and with your team; linguistic and cultural fluency; the practice of evangelism and gospel proclamation among the people around you; the study of missiology, local religions, Scripture, and church planting; an intentional process of discipleship; and the benefit of learning to live in community and to work as a team.

Go 2 Years

Going for two years gives further depth in ministry experience and learning to the one-year option. After completing a first year, you will have the opportunity to continue growing in linguistic and cultural fluency while sharpening your thinking about mission and Scripture and sharing Jesus with the unreached daily. During the two years, you will experience the value and practice of abiding as an individual and with your team; linguistic and cultural fluency; the practice of evangelism and gospel proclamation among the people around you; the study of missiology, local religions, Scripture, and church planting; an intentional process of discipleship; and the benefit of learning to live in community and to work as a team.

Go Long

Interested in a career in missions? This option is for you. Missionaries with Live Dead start out on training teams to lay the same foundations listed under GO 2 YEARS before joining a church planting team for long-term ministry. During your time on a church planting training team, you will experience the value and practice of abiding as an individual and with your team; linguistic and cultural fluency; the practice of evangelism and gospel proclamation among the people.

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