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Jones, Doyle G. Bible College Students and Short-Term Missions. (PhD Project) Oral Roberts University, 1993.
Summary: Eight students from Southwestern Assemblies of God College (Waxahachie, Texas) responded to the same questionnaire before and after a 3-month mission trip in Mexico. The questions focused on 9 aspects of missions experience: missions interest and missionary call, divine healing, demon possession, speaking in tongues, language learning, evangelism/ discipleship, church planting, prayer, and acculturation. Students also responded to another survey at end of trip concerning preparation, expectations, etc.
Concludes that the STM did increase students' mission awareness, and that "cross-cultural classroom training coupled with a short-term missions experience was a viable strategy for raising missions among Bible college students." The most apparent improvement was in perception of divine healing.