Send Relief Student Missions Goes Virtual With GenSendNOW

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) — Every summer for the last few years, college students have participated in the GenSend missions experience, being fully immersed in one of the North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) Send Cities to learn how to live “on mission” every day. But since the COVID-19 crisis is making the usual experience impossible, NAMB is launching a virtual experience for college students and leaders called GenSendNOW.

“With COVID shutting down safe travel, we really got to thinking about how GenSend is a way of thinking, not a trip,” said Steve Turner, NAMB’s senior director of next gen mobilization through Send Relief. “The coronavirus shouldn’t really slow us down. GenSend is really made for something like COVID.”

GenSendNOW launches June 1 and lasts through July. The program includes weekly, interactive webinars with mission leaders from across North America, training for how to live on mission and challenges that will help…

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