Video Interviews

Category: ‘Perspective from the Pipeline’

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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Staying motivated despite the obstacles

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

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Obstacles are inevitable as people prepare to serve overseas as missionaries. This couple reminds us that honoring God in the midst of planning to minster cross culturally is of utmost importance, and that our God is big enough to handle the roadblocks along the way.

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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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Discipline for reaching the goal

Friday, July 11th, 2008

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Getting through college without debt, with a family, so you can get to the mission field as fast as possible can be tricky. Living within your means on a missionary budget can be tricky too. Both require financial discipline. Hear how one couple is living frugally and making it work on one income.

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