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Speaker Training: Preparing for a Trip to Africa

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Marnie Swedberg

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During this hour you'll discover:

  • Questions to ask before you ever agree to travel to Africa.
  • Cultural mindsets that will affect you as a guest and why it's critical to understand.
  • A few parameters to set and preparation steps to take to increase your safety and travel enjoyment.
  • Pauline's Power Packing List and some clarifying comments (
  • How to greet a new people group when you don't have a clue what to do.
  • How to work with a translator and what types of talk points to avoid. 
  • Tips, gifts, and the worst thing you can do as a guest. 
  • Realistic financial expectations for international travel.

Marnie has just returned from an African speaking trip and will be joined for this training by special guests Sharon Hurkens and Pauline Burthwick.  

Sharon Hurkens has been in full-time ministry with with her husband Stephan for over thirty years.  Her degree of a B.Sc is in Nutritional Counseling.  She is an ordained pastor, a professional life coach and a success principles coach. Born and raised in South Africa, Sharon is the author of ""Exit the Wilderness,", Enter God's Promises. Her next book "Almost Devoured" will be available for purchase soon. Learn more at

Counselor Pauline Burthwick travels worldwide preaching, teaching, ministering to mind, body, emotions and spirit, bringing inner healing, intercession, and deliverance. Learn more at