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Nehemiah Teams applicants



Nehemiah Teams is an 8 week summer missions opportunity for students ages 18 - 29. IMB missionaries strategically involve young people in cross-cultural missions to unreached people groups internationally. For 15 years the missionaries have planted churches among the rural poor. In 2004 Nehemiah Teams was founded. Since then more than 2,600 students have been trained and sent out to more than 31 countries.






1. applicant guidelines





  • Be a growing follower of Jesus Christ.
  • Be spiritually, emotionally, and physically healthy.
  • Be committed to verbally sharing your faith in a cross-cultural context.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Medical clearance from a doctor, depending on project location.
  • Be willing and able to raise the necessary financial support.





2. project finder


Use the NT Projects tab to find three Nehemiah Teams projects that fit your passions and talents.




3. four references

Grab the email addresses of 4 people who are willing to serve as references for you.

  • Pastor
  • Student Minister
  • Supervisor/Professor
  • Friend





4. apply at bottom of page



5. watch the child protection video


please note




The application is complete when your online application, your 4 references, and your background check have been received by IMB Students. The background check requires a one-time fee of $18. You will receive an e-mail about purchasing this background check after you have completed your online application. 





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