Amy Medina of A Life Overseas has shared on the importance for missionaries to be prepared before going on the field and five things they should know before they go.
"Let’s say you are boarding a transatlantic flight and hear, 'Good morning, ladies and gentlemen; this is your pilot speaking. I’m 21 years old, and I’m excited to tell you that this is my first commercial flight! But don’t you worry; I’ve flown my Daddy’s crop duster at least a half dozen times. What I don’t have in experience or education, I make up with passion. I’m just about as willing as they come; my heart is practically bursting with willingness! Now buckle up your seatbelts; we’ll be off as soon as I find that user’s manual.'
"I don’t know about you, but I’d be out of that plane faster than a fried egg off a Teflon pan.
"Yet sometimes we approach missions in the same way."
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