How to Survive on the Mission Field: Answering God’s Call with Certainty

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In my last post about surviving on the mission field, we addressed the need to first make your “calling and election sure.” Why is this so important? In order to survive and thrive on the mission field, you… Read More

Don’t Use the Pony Express to Mail Your Prayer Letter

Communication has changed drastically. The thought of a horse and rider delivering my personal messages seems like a thing of the ancient past, but in reality, it was only 150 years ago that people in the Wild West were using the Pony Express. I have to admit, the Pony Express sounds romantic, but I’m very glad to have Google Chat instead (one second vs. ten days). This is a perfect example, albeit an extreme one, of just how dramatically things have

How to Survive on the Mission Field: Is God Calling?

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The number-one reason missionaries leave the field is that they are not exactly sure what God has called them to or they do not have clear instructions once they get there. In this post, we will look at… Read More

How to Survive on the Mission Field: Let’s Reverse the Statistics

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A statistic that is very troubling to me is that 80% of all missionaries will never finish one term on the mission field, or if they do, they will not return for a second term (a term is… Read More