Transform2019 Turkey - Bible Backpackers

To distribute Bibles and share the Gospel with the least reached by hitchhiking around Western Turkey.

What do you need to survive for 2 weeks in an unreached land? A backpack, sturdy walking shoes, and a whole lot of faith. Fill your pack with just the necessities and lots of Bible to hitchhike with a buddy through Western Turkey. Allow the Holy Spirit to lead you as you bring His Word to the least reached.

  • Men only 18-68

Sorry, no singles
Sorry, no married couples
Sorry, no families
Sorry, no groups
Dates
:
Mon 8 Jul 2019 to Sat 27 Jul 2019
Apply by
:
Sat 8 Jun 2019
Cost
:
unknown unknown
Ministry details
:

8-13: Transform Conference in Greece

13 July: Arrive in Istanbul, Turkey (No later than 15:00) Orientation begins

14-15 July - Orientation in Istanbul

16-25  July – Travel to starting point, hitchhiking

26 July - Debrief

27 July  - Departures after 10 am

  • If you want to stay beyond the 27th for sightseeing in Istanbul, you are expected to cover your own expenses after the program has finished.
Participant profile
:

We are happy to welcome you if you are FLEXIBLE, can adjust easily to new situations and if you are open to be lead by the Holy Spirit, willing to share the Gospel and God's love people you meet.

  • Men Only
Accommodation
:

simple hotels, hostels & guest houses

Food
:

All meals are included, and Turkish food is famous! If you have any specific dietary needs, please let us know in advance. 

Travel
:

You need to book and pay for your own travel to the Transform Conference and to and from Istanbul. Please plan to arrive on a flight that gets into Istanbul no later than 3 pm on July 13, and leaves after 10 am on July 27.
Sabiha Gökcen airport is more convenient than Atatürk airport. 

Health
:

Participants should be in good health, ready to walk a great deal. It will be hot. Any special needs (allergies, medical conditions...) must be communicated as early as possible so that organizers can prepare well. Each participant should arrange personal medical insurance to cover the period of the outreach.

Visa
:

Please get an e-visa at https://www.evisa.gov.tr

Notes
:

Our local staff are aware and constantly reviewing the security situation. They choose places to go to wisely. The government places high priority on the safety of tourists. They have enhanced security measures and continue to take measures to ensure that no harm comes to anyone visiting their country. 

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