The list for what not to do is fairly long, however Relevant magazine have some awesome tips on short term trips. ‘One of the main tips is to do things with people, not for people… And that should be the motto, always’.

Long Bay Baptist team did an awesome job at including locals in everything they did. Here they are below enjoying loading up sand from the beach – although for some reason this particular pickup took five times the usual amount of time!

Read more tips from the article ‘Things No One Tells You About Short Term Mission Trips’ at Relevant magazine.