Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Help provide vital resources as we reach the next generation of boys and girls with the love of Christ.
Each of our mission trip locations are reflective of long-term partnerships we’ve fostered with local Christian leaders pouring themselves into their own community. Scroll through our locations below and click learn more for the beautiful story behind each of the places we serve.
Families in Cuba struggle to meet their basic needs due to government restricted income levels. Serving in Cuba will provide opportunities for you to help feed children both physically and spiritually.
Children in the slums of Uganda, many of whom are orphans, are served through our Light a Candle program. Serving on a team will allow you to show Christ's love to the children as they come to the program for nutritious food, fun activities, and the Good News.
Every component of our mission trip experience has been purposefully crafted to increase the long-term impact for both the communities served and those who go to serve.
"What I love about Forward Edge is their emphasis on finding God's purpose for your life in service to Christ. We have seen tremendous growth in faith and others who have risen to creative leadership opportunities."
“Partnering with Forward Edge has given us the opportunity to support the amazing ministry in Oaxaca, Mexico while seeing our own church family grow and be transformed as they give and serve.”
“Forward Edge has its pulse very close to the people they serve. Having partnered with Forward Edge for three years, we developed a synergy that makes our service meaningful to those we have an opportunity to serve.”
"Partnering with Forward Edge has allowed us to focus our efforts, time, and resources to make an intentional and sustainable difference in one area across the globe, which God has used to grow us beyond ourselves in innumerable ways."
Taylor has been passionate about missions and spreading the love of Jesus since high school. He graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and has spent most of his professional career working in nonprofits. Taylor is married to his beautiful wife Kate, and they have a daughter, Talulah. Taylor loves to create music, go hiking, and spend time with his friends and family.
What drew you to the mission of Forward Edge?
I feel like God has been leading me to Forward Edge ever since my first mission trip to Haiti in 2013. I am inspired by the holistic approach to mission and community development at Forward Edge and I am so thankful to be a part of what God is doing through this organization.
If you could have dinner with any person in history (excluding Jesus) who would it be and why?
I would have dinner with the Apostle John because he's my favorite of the gospel authors.
What is something about you others are often surprised to learn?
People are usually surprised when they find out I am in a metal band.
I look forward to talking to you about Forward Edge mission trips and answering any questions you may have! You can also contact me at (360) 574-3343.
For 40 years, Forward Edge has engaged, organized, and equipped more than 20,000 Christ-followers on nearly 1,600 mission teams to step out in love to many parts of the U.S. and 34 countries. Over this time, we’ve learned how to conduct the best mission trips—trips that truly help and lead to lasting transformation for all involved.