Posts Categorized: Missionary Call

Why I wouldn’t go on a short-term mission trip

The year was 2012, and I was never going to go on an international mission trip.
My pastors did a great job of encouraging our church towards missions.

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The Poison of Vainglory: The Dangers of Success and Failure (Part 2)

It is perhaps most easy to see the dangers of pride when we experience success; it is a danger that is near to the missionary.

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Hope in the Midst of Suffering

If you grew up reading missionary biographies like that of Bruce Olsen and Amy Carmichael, the stories were so engrossing and somewhat impossible to comprehend.

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Adjusting To Culture: Once You Return

“There’s no place like home,” became a famous tag line from The Wizard of Oz that many of us have repeated heartily when describing where we come from.

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MY TIME IN SCHOOL OF MISSIONS

I didn’t really know what to expect when I started School of Missions (SOM). I knew there would be a lot of reading involved and, of course, learning about missions.

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Prepare Now

A lot of people have the ambition to work as a missionary or tentmaker overseas, but few are preparing for it in the present.

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Heart for the Nations Evening

No church has the perfect solution for engaging their church body in international missions. Different strategies and practices work for different churches, just as in any other realm of life.

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Adjusting To Culture: After You Arrive

Adjusting to culture can be one of the biggest barriers to cross when setting out for the mission field.

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Wishfully Waiting

Hear Kendal’s reflections on preparing to be a Journeyman in Central Asia:
As many people know, making the decision to move overseas as a missionary is not a simple task.

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Suffering in the Life of the Missionary

This week’s post comes from the front lines as a Sojourn missionary describes the pains of serving among the nations:
Preparation for the mission field requires many important tasks.

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