Video Interviews

Tips, Advice and Stories about Becoming a Missionary

Hardest thing for a missionary

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A young couple talks about obstacles to the mission field.

Miracles on the mission field

video thumbnailWhile working with a short-term mission team in Mexico, a missionary couple witnesses a miracle.

Using my hobby or interest on the mission field

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A young couple shares a story about how even the most obscure interests or hobbies can become a tool on the mission field.

Deciding where to serve

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A young couple talks about the process of deciding where in the world to serve as a missionary.

Improving your language skills on the field

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Language acquisition is a social activity as much as a classroom activity. This missionary to Belgium relays how he and his wife came up with a creative way to bond to their new community.

My journey to the mission field #004

video thumbnailA missionary talks about how she became involved in missions, starting in high school through support raising, finding a husband and in her present role as a recruiter.

Support raising and the local church

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A missionary with TEAM talks about his relationship with the church back home during fundraising and while on the field.

Do I have to be a pastor to be a missionary?

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So you have an engineering or business or art degree. Can you put that field of study to use on the mission field?

Should I go where I already know the language?

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A lot of us learn some Spanish or French or German in high school, and may even further that language learning in college. Does that mean we should go as missionaries to Spain, France or Germany?

How long does it take to learn a language?

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An experienced missionary talks about how long it takes to become proficient in a language at different levels. Fluency in conversation is different than being able to talk with people on a spiritual level.