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What We Do

Purpose Bound is a non-profit Christian ministry organization that offers unique Caribbean travel experiences designed to accelerate the spiritual growth of its participants. Our core experiences are one and two week sailing excursions that combine the elements of a retreat, a mission trip, and a Caribbean adventure living on a sailboat and exploring the islands. Participants engage in discussion-based studies, and enjoy prayer, worship and personal reflection time in this beautiful tropical setting. We venture into the heart of island poverty, where participants serve and engage in hands-on mission work. Participants also experience island life and culture, and have the opportunity to see God's creation up close through hiking, snorkeling, sailing and more. Our advanced experiences include land-based missions work, Christian camp adventures, and multi-week leadership development and other focused training sessions. Individuals and smaller groups can select from our scheduled one or two week trips for 8-10 participants, and groups of any size can have a custom-designed trip created just for them.

The Caribbean was specifically chosen as the perfect locale for our program for several reasons. Leaving routine, familiarity and distractions far behind, participants step into an environment highly conducive to their growth as Christians. The natural beauty of the tropical islands provides the perfect setting for the uninterrupted time of introspection, inspiration, rejuvenation and transformation needed for deep spiritual growth. At the same time, the islands allow participants to experience a wide variety of cultural diversity, paralleling that found in poverty stricken nations around the world. This special place where land, sky and ocean meet provides many other unique experiential learning options. The Caribbean is also conveniently accessed from the U.S., and in terms of international travel, the islands we visit are considered very safe.

Overall, each Purpose Bound trip is designed to be a life-changing experience resulting in significant personal growth and development as a Christian. By impacting participants, we hope they will be better prepared to impact others. At its core, our goals are to help each participant discover or re-discover their life purpose, mobilize them to action within the Christian service community, and create lasting connections with fellow believers. Ultimately, it is our prayer that each participant undergo deep transformation and lasting change. Our mission will be accomplished if each participant returns home completely committed to leading a life of purpose, and prepared to immediately put to use their unique gifts and talents for God's kingdom work.