Faith-based humanitarian organizations alleviate suffering for many people in need, but it continues to be a point of discussion in the humanitarian world. The discussion surrounding this subject is clouded by persistent myths while it should focus more on the effects on those being assisted instead of the values of individual persons and organizations.The value of faith-based travelRoughly 50,000 U.S. churches have faith-based travel programs. These programs offer a wide array of possibilities, such as service-based, humanitarianism and mission trips. Organizations such as Catholic Relief Services, Jesuit Refugee Service, and Church World Service are adhering to international standards of neutrality when it comes to providing humanitarian aid. Even though there are countless noble efforts initiated by compassionate organizations, faith-based efforts are still surrounded by some myths. The Humanitarian Practice Network debunked some of the most tenacious myths on their website.