I Dream of Water
“I Dream of Water” Takes IPPY Gold for “Book Most Likely to Save the Planet”

This year, Wonder Voyage Executive Director Shawn Small entered his first children’s book I Dream of Water into the Children’s Picture Book category of the Independent Publishers (IPPY) Awards. He and illustrator Jenny Robbins had previously won IPPY bronze and silver for their devotional guides The Via Crucis and Via Advent. “I had a good feeling about I Dream of Water taking…

Entering the Story - An Essential to Pilgrimage
Entering the Story: An Essential to Pilgrimage

One of the elements that separate a good pilgrimage from a great one is a team’s willingness to delve into the story of the location. In this introduction to Narrative Voyages, Executive Director Shawn Small shares why story is so powerful.

Wonder Voyage Elements
Video: Wonder Voyage Elements

Do you know the key elements that separate a Wonder Voyage pilgrimage from other mission trips, field trips, and educational adventures? This video breaks down what makes our trips unique.

Boundless Expeditions Hits the Road
Boundless Expeditions Hits the Road

Executive Director Shawn Small shares his experience in Big Bend on a recent Boundless Expeditions trip. Recently struck by COVID, the adventure was healing for his mind, body, and spirit.

Top 5 Road Trips to Connect with Wonder
Top 5 Road Trips to Connect with Wonder

Wonder Voyage Executive Director Shawn Small reflects on his family’s tradition of road trips and highlights 5 great Wonder Voyage road trip options. Ready to travel? Wonder is closer than you think.

Growing Up Wonder Voyage
Video: Growing Up Wonder Voyage

Many churches return to Wonder Voyage year after year for another epic experience. In this short film, we follow one church as they prepare for their 14th pilgrimage.

Mission Trip or Pilgrimage
Mission Trip or Pilgrimage: A Definition

Short term missions has become big business. Wonder Voyage started twenty years ago because, at the time, a good number of trips through mission organizations were being carried out in ways that were were unnecessary, unethical, and in bad taste. The only pilgrimage offerings, at that time, were from travel agencies that booked a local…