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ONE LIFE. ONE YEAR. ONE MISSION.

The church in America is filled with hypocrisy and duplicity—people say one thing but do something else. Perhaps that’s because in all of our church-going, activity-hopping, schedule-packed existence, we’ve learned how to get educated, get ahead, and make a living, but we have never really learned how to live life in action. Our desire is to narrow the gap between what Christians say and what they do. Life Action Ministries is dedicated to getting beyond the surface of people’s lives to the core of what matters. We believe revival is real life. Life Action Ministries would like to invite you to join us in a one-year odyssey of authenticity—a unique opportunity to integrate your gifting with real ministry. We believe that if you invest one year in building your spiritual core, the rest of your life will have a foundation of authenticity. Join us in living the way life was meant to be lived.

Touring Details

The heartbeat of Life Action has always been our local church team ministry, because of their interaction and involvement with God’s people in a personal and protracted way. Not only are biblical truths preached, they are lived out in front of the body of Christ. It’s about putting our new life into action! We are burdened to challenge God’s people to quit “playing church.” This burden is more relevant now than ever before. We not only have a vision for revival, we have a passion to see God use this ministry to bring revival to His church. We all want our lives to matter; we want them to count. We want a purpose that gets us up in the morning. We don’t want to settle for what is expected of us; we want to go all out for what is best for us. Life Action Ministries offers you a call to the best life you can live. We believe that if you invest one year of your life with us, the rest of your life will have the mark of God’s call on it. During your year with Life Action, we will provide foundational biblical instruction and counseling training, career instruction in your area of service, and a certificate of completion for your résumé. Christian colleges may apply this year toward their individual ministry requirements in your program of study.

Life as a Team Member

Join us for a one-year mission opportunity with Life Action Ministries, offering you unprecedented spiritual growth, lifetime relationships, and the chance to connect with others from all over the U.S. Watch the video above to see what a day in the life of a team member is like!


Road Team Application

The first step to becoming a Life Action team member is to complete the team member application. Click on the link below to start the application process today.

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Touring with Life Action was one of the most influential things I’ve ever experienced.

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Team Positions

Instrumentalist

Instrumentalist

Individuals to play the piano or keyboard, guitar, percussion or other instrument for services and team rehearsals. For piano: Should be able to sight-read music. (Playing by ear is also helpful.) Audition required.

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AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS

Children’s Ministers

Children’s Ministers

Individuals who have a passion to work with children and teach them biblical principles on their level. Our children’s clubs include Happy Heart City (four years old through first grade) and Base Camp (second through fifth grades). Experience preferred. Audition required.

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Financial Clerks

Financial Clerks

Responsible and organized people to handle and account for the team’s travel cash, love offerings, book table money, and other income for Life Action Ministries.

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Singers

Singers

Male and female vocalists who will prepare by memorizing the music selections. They will minister in summits and THIRST conferences through singing and personal testimony. Audition required.

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AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS

Audio Technicians

Audio Technicians

Individuals, who may have some experience, will be trained to coordinate, maintain, and operate the sound equipment for all team performances and activities.

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Media Technicians

Media Technicians

Individuals, who may have some experience, will be trained to coordinate, maintain, and operate various computerized media equipment. They will be responsible to provide quality technical media assistance for speakers and team presentations.

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School Teachers

School Teachers

Proficient individuals to teach the school-aged children of Life Action staff families on the road in a predetermined program selected by the parents.

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Drivers

Drivers

Individuals at least 21 years of age will be trained to operate vehicles under a Michigan CDL (Commercial Driver License). They will be responsible to professionally drive and inspect Life Action vehicles, with primary emphasis on safety. Specific qualifications apply.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Fund Raising
One of the exciting aspects of Life Action is that we operate as a faith ministry. Our staff members and families are challenged to raise their own financial support. This is a new venture for most who join us, but one that offers the anticipation of seeing God supply needs through unexplainable answers to prayer. Now, before you begin thinking that raising enough money for an entire year of traveling is virtually impossible, let’s think about how powerful God really is. He has been faithful to supply all the needs of every team member for over forty years, and we know that He will continue to supply our needs as we seek Him. In addition to watching the Lord supply our needs, we get the opportunity of seeing others blessed through our ministry. As we raise support, we get to share openly about what God is doing in our lives and why we carry a burden for revival. God uses our testimony to glorify Him and challenge others, and we receive a blessing as God brings various people into our lives to join us in our ministry to the nation. Our Philosophy of Support Raising It is my responsibility to inform people of my needs; it is God’s responsibility to direct those people whether or not to give; it is each person’s responsibility to respond in obedience to God’s prompting. “My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19).
How old do I have to be to become a team member?
We require each applicant to be at least 18 and a high school graduate. Team members have a huge responsibility because they are constantly in the “public eye” as they minister to adults, youth, and children. All of us represent Christ to those we minister to, so we must have a high standard of maturity that will bring glory to His name. “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity” (1 Timothy 4:12).
How much money do I have to raise?
The financial requirement for the travel year is $3,500 (does not include Life Action’s health insurance). The fee that you choose will cover costs of staff training, lodging, meals, books and resource materials, ministry supplies, internship, and activities. In addition to this fee, we also recommend that each team member raise an extra monthly amount to take care of any personal needs such as snacks, medicine, gifts, cell phone, etc. Note: This information is subject to change.
Where do the teams go?
Life Action is a non-denominational ministry, so we visit any church that will allow us to preach the gospel and proclaim biblical truth. We have been all over the United States, and we have even visited other countries a few times! Note: For a complete listing of Life Action summits, please click here.
How many team members are on each team?
The number of team members varies from team to team. The Blue Team and Revival Conference Team generally conduct summits at larger churches, so they need more team members. Usually a team will have about 15–25 members.
Where do the team members stay?
Team members have the privilege of staying in homes all across America. This is one of the most exciting and fun elements of traveling. The team gets to know many types of people from all different walks of life, and they have the opportunity to invest in many families.
How many months out of the year do the teams travel?
The teams will train for about a month, and then they will usually be on the road for about nine months. After their last summit (and if they are not returning for another year), the team members will come back to minister during our Family Camps in Buchanan, MI. Those who are returning for another year will usually be released to spend some time at home before coming back to work the last few weeks of Family Camp. Note: This information may change from year to year.
Do the teams have any “down time”?
Nope, sorry, you work non-stop for ten months straight. Just kidding! Yes, the team gets some quality time to relax. The teams have days off during and between each summit to enjoy their surroundings and get some much needed rest. One of the benefits of traveling is getting to see many beautiful places. Our teams have occasionally visited places such as the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, and Gettysburg.
Where do the team members train in the summer?
The teams train at our Life Action Camp in Buchanan, MI. This beautiful lakefront property is located about 25 minutes north of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN.
What can team members wear?
During the summit, girls can wear dress pants and skirts, and jeans on specially appointed days. We desire to maintain a high standard of purity, so clothing should always be modest and feminine. Guys can wear casual and dress pants and collared shirts, and jeans on specially appointed days. This information varies from team to team, and it can also change when the team is doing a recreational activity. Staff Training also has different clothing guidelines because the team is in a more casual environment.
What do the teams travel in?
Vehicles. We like them to have wheels. Travel days are some of the most fun and relaxing days on the road. Each team has a semi-truck that hauls all of the sound equipment, materials, and personal possessions of each team member. The team members travel comfortably in a bus.
Do I need car insurance?
We don’t require our team members to have car insurance, but we definitely prefer them to. At each summit, the church loans vehicles for the team members to use. Unfortunately, if the team member does not have insurance, they cannot drive these vehicles.
What music style do the teams use?
We believe that our music should glorify God in how it is performed and presented. Our desire is to create a worshipful atmosphere that focuses attention on Christ and communicates biblical truths and principles.
What music can I listen to while traveling?
Because we are in church situations with varied types of people and views on music, all music played, listened to, and sung publicly should match the music style and philosophy of what Life Action performs on stage. Music other than that listened to or played publicly needs to be submitted to team leadership for approval.
What should I bring on the road?
Team members will have team clothing supplied to them for the services, so they do not need to bring an excess amount of “church attire” with them. Besides clothing and shoes, some helpful (but not required) things would be a laptop, cell phone, books, and note cards. AND, for those who can’t sleep without some comforting noise, a small fan.
How much storage space do I have on the semi-truck?
Each team member has a small, locker-type closet on the semi-truck where they can store personal clothing, shoes, books, and other items. They can also have a small suitcase to take into their host home. There is not a lot of space available, so they have to be selective in how much and what they bring on the road.
What is the daily schedule of the team?
Most weekdays look like this:

  • Get up (which is hard to do).
  • Get ready for the day.
  • Have a quiet time.
  • Go to the church for what is known as “Call Time.”
  • Rehearse, if you are a singer; plan out your lesson for the evening, if you are a CM (Children’s Minister); teach, if you are a teacher; work on audio and media if you are a tech.
  • Eat lunch.
  • Rehearse, plan, teach, or work again.
  • Have some “free time.”
  • Go to Team Meeting with the Revivalist or another speaker.
  • Eat dinner.
  • Get ready for the service and have prayer time.
  • Participate in the evening service.
  • Go back to your host home.
  • Note: Not all of the days look like this … flexibility is a good thing, right?
How do I get money on the road?
The teams travel a lot, so receiving money can be a little tricky, but not too difficult. We recommend finding a nationwide bank and getting a debit card so you can withdraw amounts while traveling. Also, the ministry offers direct deposit of personal support money.
What team will I be on?
Each team member needs to be flexible in this area, because many factors change during Staff Training. Some people are switched from team to team; on the other hand, some actually end up traveling with the team they are assigned to. The Lord always works out every situation for His glory.
Will I have Internet access?
Most of the time on the road, team members should have limited Internet access, but there are a few rare cases where the team has to do without.
Can I travel more than one year?
Yes, you can. Traveling one year is great, but two years or more can be even better. First-year team members spend a lot of time “learning the ropes” and getting used to traveling, but second-year team members have the opportunity to grow even more in their walk with the Lord because they have already adjusted to road life.