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Ask a Missionary Time-Tested Answers from Those Who've Been There Before

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ISBN-10: 0830856048

ISBN-13: 9780830856046

Edition: N/A

Authors: John McVay

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If you are exploring doing something extraordinary for the glory of God among the nations,Ask A Missionarywill give clarity and answers for a journey into missions.Because they have "been there", over one hundred missionaries from around the world, including Elisabeth Elliot, George Verwer, Phyllis Kilbourn, and Bill Stearns, share their insightful wisdom and practical advice on everything from making the decision to go, to stepping into a new life once on the field, and everything in between.The treasures amassed in this book will guide you toward serving in the most wonderful, challenging, God glorifying, eternity-impacting endeavor in the world: missions.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 3/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 210
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

John McVay helped coordinate ten Heartland MissionsFests in Tulsa and served as a missions pastor inTulsa. He and his family served in France and since 1998 he has served with In His Image International.

Imagine: Your Own Gripping Story
The Search for Answers
Toward Your Own Story
Guidance: Discovering God's Plan
Signs of Divine Direction
Opposition and Obstacles
The Ways and Means of Service
Where in the World?
The Time is Right
My Thoughts so Far
Agencies: Researching the Options
Benefits of an Agency
Benefits of Independent Service
Salary or Support?
A Thorough Exam
Agencies Large and Small
When to Begin?
My Thoughts so Far
Training: Getting it Right
Right from the Start
To Train or Not to Train?
Avenues of Training
Academically Speaking
Let's Talk about Language
De-Stressed Culture Shock
Things Nobody Told Me
Yes. No. It Depends.
My Thoughts so Far
Funding: Figuring it Out
Valuable Support-Raising Attitudes
Begging or Being Sent?
Effective Support-Raising Approaches
How Much is Enough?
Paid Off and Debt Free
Ready to Retire
Vision. Sacrifice. Perseverance
My Thoughts so Far
Singles, Couples, and Kids: Counting the Cost
Questions from Singles
Apprehensive Parents or Grandparents
Disinterested Spouses
Small Children in a Big World
The ABCs of Schooling Options
Resistance from Older Children
MyThoughts so Far
The Challenge: Moving Forward
Power that Overcomes Fear
Resources for Further Study