There are no perfect astronauts or church leaders and there are certainly no perfect missionaries out there. But by God’s grace, he equips those he calls and we are looking for those who are receptive to that process.
“What should I do to prepare for long-term missions?”
From Urbana to East Asia, God has been leading Megan on a journey over the years to write for him and share the stories of East Asia with others. I’m …
When people hear that I raised support to become a homeside missionary, they assume one of the following things: That I am the fundraising type. That I am super holy. That I am an extrovert.
Rixin joined us as a Serve Asia worker to Taiwan many years ago. Her missions journey did not start from Taiwan, and she did a lot of exploratory and preparatory work in finding her place in missions. Usually, an average person needs about seven years to know where and how God calls them to serve long-term.
Rainbow McDowell’s life has been anything but predictable. She moved to the Philippines with her missionary parents when she was only six months old, and life has not stopped changing since. Now, after graduating from college in the U.S., Rainbow is sensing God’s call to serve back in the Philippines.
Because the need for people to hear the gospel on the mission field is so urgent, it is sometimes claimed that doing a lot of biblical studies or earning a degree in Bible is not necessary to be a long-term missionary.
Article featured in 2012 East Asia Insight Q3 In the dining room of a high-rise apartment in a bustling East Asian metropolis sits a jar of 500 Mexican pesos. The …