Ten “must know” helps for new missionaries. When I was first asked to write this article, my mind flooded with the many things that I could tell missionaries from my own personal experience. I wanted to help new missionaries all that I could, but I was faced with a very difficult task: “How could I […]
7. Missionaries forget to keep focused
10 Things Missionaries Forget Forgetting to Keep Focused can lead you astray Missionaries must never forget to keep focused. Because a missionary preaches from church to church like an evangelist, there is a temptation to preach like an evangelist. They may travel like an evangelist, call to arrange meetings like an evangelist or sit in meetings […]
6. Missionaries tend to forget their family
10 Things Missionaries Forget The Missionary must never forget his family. You’re in a church service and the preacher talks about serving on some foreign field. The Holy Spirit puts His finger right on your heart and pushes your button. Your wife feels it. Your pastor feels it. You’re called. You come home in a […]
5. Missionaries tend to forget humility.
10 Things Missionaries Forget Exercise humility because you are there to serve. While most of the world likes America, not all of the world likes Americans (i.e. just because we do something one way in America doesn’t make it the best way.) Be humble. You are there to serve. The way to do that is […]
4. Missionaries forget to save money for their future.
10 Things Missionaries Forget It is essential to save money for the future. Being a missionary and getting ready to move to a foreign field takes a lot of effort. It turns life into a flurry of activity. Where once life was regimented, it suddenly becomes a turmoil. It is easy to forget to make […]
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