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Mission Trip or Pilgrimage

Mission Trip or Pilgrimage: A Definition

Short term missions has become big business. Wonder Voyage started twenty years ago because, at the time, a good number of trips through mission organizations were being carried out in ways that were were unnecessary, unethical, and in bad taste. The only pilgrimage offerings, at that time, were from travel agencies that booked a local…
Mission Trip or Pilgrimage

Mission Trip or Pilgrimage: A Definition

Short term missions has become big business. Wonder Voyage started twenty years ago because, at the time, a good number of trips through mission organizations were being carried out in ways that were were unnecessary, unethical, and in bad taste. The only pilgrimage offerings, at that time, were from travel agencies that booked a local…
Growing Up Wonder Voyage
Video: Growing Up Wonder Voyage
Many churches return to Wonder Voyage year after year for another epic experience. In this short film, we follow one church as they prepare for their 14th pilgrimage.
Southwest Shrimp & Grits
Recipes From Around The Globe: Southwest Shrimp and Grits
We continue our culinary world tour with a recipe from Molly Wren. If you are craving southern flavors, check out this time-tested recipe for shrimp and grits.
Recipes From Around The Globe: Big Easy Eggs Benedict
Recipes From Around The Globe: Big Easy Eggs Benedict
Wonder Voyage Guide, and trained chef, Chris Larson shares his Big Easy Eggs Benedict inspired by New Orleans.
Moments of Wonder
Video: Moments of Wonder
Wonder Voyage Guide Antonio Duarte shares his testimony and how a moment of wonder changed his life. 
Recipes From Around The Globe: Cheryl's Shepherds Pie
Recipes From Around The Globe: Cheryl’s Shepherds Pie
Operations Manager Cheryl Small learned how to make Shepherd's Pie as she catered to Wonder Voyage teams in Ireland. With a few westernized tweaks, this has become a tradition within our community.
The Birth of the Encounter Moment
The Birth of the Encounter Moment
The word Encounter was birthed on Wonder Voyage's maiden trip 20 years ago. This is the story of how Shawn and Michael Fleming coined the term following a divine experience in a mile-long underground tunnel in Ireland.

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