India new 2017



(Check out footage of our last evangelism campaign and join us in 2017)


John Crowder and team will visit the nation of India in March/April 2017 to release the glorious Good News! We will host a massive evangelism campaign, equip leaders with the grace message in a large pastors' conference and hold outreaches in the garbage dumps. You will also visit one of our India children's homes - all the while healing the sick and imparting the intoxicating revelation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Come experience the Glory in the exotic land of India and experience the beauty of humanity in this high-octane miraculous adventure. You DO NOT need all your funds up front, but take a step of faith and get your first deposit and application in below to lock in your spot. Then be sure to share your vision with churches, friends and family who may want to support your mission endeavor!



Our application process is very simple. Just follow the steps below and you're on your way!

OneFor starters, you will place your DEPOSIT to hold your spot on the team.

Space will be limited for this trip, so be sure to register EARLY.

Deposit deadline is December 15, 2016 unless trip fills up before that.


TwoNext, you will need to fill out our Mission Application. Please


Completed forms can be scanned and emailed to Or mail them to Sons of Thunder, P.O. Box 40, Marylhurst, OR 97036 (You can also mail in your deposit via check, if you prefer).


ThreeNow, simply wait! We will email you to confirm your placement on the team. We will also send periodic information as it becomes available about the trip. This is a good time to begin fund-raising at your local church or through family and friends who may want to support your mission!



FourYour next and final payment amount is due by January 31, 2017. You can pay this now or later. Just don't miss the deadline! Your payment covers all hotels, ground transport, and two meals a day - all but your international airline ticket, which you will buy separately.


FiveThis is a "make your own way" trip, which means you will be responsible for purchasing your own round trip airline ticket to and from Mumbai, India. (Your payment DOES NOT include the international flight). You can buy your tickets as soon as you are confirmed (keep in mind many folks like to donate air miles to missionaries! So you may end up flying for free) Simply fly into Mumbai arriving ANYTIME on March 26, 2017 and fly out of Mumbai on April 2, 2017 any time of day. You will taxi back and forth from the airport to the hotel. The team will meet up the morning of March 27 at the hotel. We will email everything you need to know about this and answer any questions.




Total Cost: $2,150

Team Applications Due: December 15, 2016
Final Trip Payment Due: January 31, 2017
Trip Dates: March 26-April 2, 2017


When is the trip?

We will fly into Mumbai, India on March 26 and depart on April 2, 2017
(If flying from North America or Europe you will likely need to depart on March 25 to arrive by March 26) 

Can I bring a church group?

Pastors and lay leaders may choose to serve as a team leader and bring along a small group from your own local area. But keep in mind that this will be a smaller mission team than we normally host, so if you plan to bring several people, we recommend you register early ahead of the deadline.

How will we serve?

Not only will we host a large evangelism campaign where you will heal the sick and release impartation, but you will also minister at a large pastor gathering, as well as bring ministry to the poorest of the poor in the garbage dumps. You will also have a chance to minister to our children at our Mumbai children's home for orphans.

What is the cost?

The total cost is $2,150 plus you will purchase your own air ticket into Mumbai, India and back home. The first deposit ($500) is due upon application no later than December 15, 2016. The remainder of the payment ($1,650) is due by January 31, 2017. Deposits are non-refundable, as they are used to forward-fund trip costs.

What do costs include?

The payments you make to Sons of Thunder will cover all of your ground transportation, hotels and two meals a day. The costs also help support our outreaches on the ground.

When do I purchase a flight?

This is a "make your own way" trip, which means you will be responsible for purchasing your own airline ticket to Mumbai (Arriving by March 26) and back home (returning April 2). You can begin looking for tickets and purchasing them right away after we confirm your application. Often friends and family have airmiles they may want to donate to you. Exact hour of arrival and departure time is not important - the team will meet up the following day (March 27) at the team hotel. We will send information about the hotel once you apply.

Who can join this trip?

Anyone can come along who wants to dive into mission work and enjoys the love and power of Jesus Christ spilling out to the nations! Simply follow the steps above and you're on your way!

Are there age limits?

Sometimes age limits can be waived with parental consent.

What do I pack and what do I bring?

We will send various emails along the way, posting you on advice about packing, eating, currency exchange and many other details.

Other questions?

Feel free to email us with further questions at






Sons of Thunder, 8/2/2016