You never know what will occur when you are out of the country on a mission trip? The recent events in Haiti are a perfect example. If your church is sending out long or short term mission team make sure that they have purchased out of country travel insurance to assist will sickness and medical tragedy.
The linked article tells the story of a church missions team that found themselves unexpectedly in the middle of the earthquake in Haiti.
"We knew we were there on a divine mission," Pastor Darrell Armstrong said during a news conference yesterday at Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville upon the group's arrival home, "but we did not expect to arrive during one of the most cataclysmic events in the island's history."