WIM senior missionaries were recently asked the question, “From the perspective gained during your time on the field, what additional study materials or preparation would you like to have received during your training?” One answer repeatedly surfaced. The single most-frequent response revealed a desire for greater understanding of how to live and work cross-culturally. With a goal of addressing this need, for the past several years WIM’s required reading for new missionaries includes the book, Cross-Cultural Servanthood, by Duane Elmer
The past several days have been action-packed, full of learning (and FANTASTIC food), and fun here at WIM! Orientation and Training Week is always a blast, and this year did not disappoint.
Every year, WIM hosts a week-long Orientation and Training for prospective missionaries. It is a time when they can learn the steps to the mission field.
WIM is more than just another missions agency. It’s a
family. We will serve you, train you and care for you.
You’re on your way to writing a great newsletter! Below are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind as you sit down and write about your latest trips and experiences. Ministry vision tagline What is your… Read More
Hours of teaching by seasoned missionaries, great food, and even a float down the Comal River in New Braunfels, TX, comprised this year’s orientation and training. Many months of preparation and prayer go into this eight-day event each year, and God answered our prayers for harvest workers yet again.
By Jim & Ruth The 2015 WIM Orientation and Pre-field Training week is now history! We always pray that the Lord would bring to Orientation the specific individuals whom He has chosen. We believe He answered our prayers… Read More
Are you in the Austin/San Antonio area? Come experience select sessions from our missions orientation program that is taking place next week, June 6-13, at WIM headquarters. Below are the available classes. Please RSVP below if you plan to attend…. Read More
WIM staff members often say Orientation & Training is their favorite time of year. Why? For one, there’s lots of really good food (e.g. Dr. Toth’s spaghetti). That is enough for some to be convinced, but it gets even better. Although it… Read More
WIM was transformed into a film studio this week when a generous gift made it possible for us to replace our 16-year-old, VHS-mastered missionary training videos. Thank you, Lord.