Video Interviews

Category: ‘Perseverance’

Hardest thing for a missionary

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

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A young couple talks about obstacles to the mission field.

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Deciding where to serve

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

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

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How long does it take to learn a language?

Friday, August 20th, 2010

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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.

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Preparing for the mission field as a college student

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

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It’s not uncommon for the time between a person becoming interested in cross-cultural missions and actually going overseas to be all of ten years. In this video, an aspiring missionary talks about what he did in college to keep his desire to serve fresh.

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What’s the first year on the mission field like?

Friday, May 15th, 2009

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The first year on the mission field presents a lot of challenges for a missionary. In this interview a couple talks about how they navigated some of these challenges during their first year overseas.

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Avoiding missionary preparation burnout

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

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Burnout is a real possibility as you travel the road to full-time missionary service, which often takes more than six years. Listen to one couple talk about sticking to your goal despite the long road.

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