The Faith in Action Code of Conduct applies to short-term teams, interns, as well as long-term missionaries.
To help you clarify some important considerations, we have listed some points below that we require for all mission participants.
A Willing and Flexible Attitude
- You must be willing to submit to the leadership (includes Faith in Action Leadership, local pastors, and those in authority).
- You must be flexible and able to accept changes to plans and schedules.
Work & General Participation
- You must be willing to accept and perform all duties assigned to you, without complaining.
- You must inform leadership about any physical limitations, that may hinder yourself, or others around you from performing their assigned duties safely.
- You must be willing to participate in bible studies, devotions, prayer meetings and church meetings as requested by leadership.
Respect and Cooperation
- You must be willing to respect and cooperate with others.
- You must have an attitude of willingness to serve the needs of others before yourself.
Cultural & Spiritual Sensitivity
- You must show cultural sensitivity regarding dress, speech and actions.
- You must abstain from any alcohol or tobacco use while in the areas where Faith in Action minister.
- You must abstain from any sexual relations, outside of marriage (our definition of marriage is “a holy covenant made between one man and one woman” See Matt 19:4-6).
- You must be willing to keep leadership informed about your whereabouts.
- You must not take any illegal substances.
- You must inform leadership about any mind-altering medications subscribed to you by a doctor.
- You must be willing to not use photographs, video or any other forms of media from areas where Faith in Action minister, to represent or promote other organizations or causes than those sanctioned by Faith in Action and it’s partner churches and organizations. You are free to use any media you have recorded for personal use, with friends and family, in print, on the web or through any other avenues. To use media outside these limitations, you must receive written permission.