Experiencing Missionary Life

Visiting the sick in a nursing home

Visiting the sick in a nursing home

This is not the norm for most missionaries, or even the pattern for many, but it is a realistic depiction of a typical day in the life of a church-planting missionary. The work week starts early with team bible study and prayer meeting at church at 7:15 am, Tuesday to Friday. Then, depending on the day of the week, our hosts will be engaged in various ministries targeted at:

* seniors (community fellowship; temple outreach),
* adults (worship, fellowship; one-on-one discipleship),
* junior highs (tutorial class), and
* elementary school children (English class; WHIZ Kids Sunday school).

Encouraging young Christian to do daily devotion

Encouraging young Christian to do daily devotion

If there are no programs, they would visit neighbors or shut-ins, or invite neighbors to come to their home for bible study. Breakfast and lunch consist of drinking fruits and vegetables extract health supplements. Their front and back doors are not locked, and neighbors often drop in unannounced. This has pros and cons. The good thing is that it showed that they are on good terms with their neighbors, or else they would not bother dropping in. The disadvantage is that the day is often interrupted and long, as people may drop in late evening and stay to chat.

What we admire about our missionary friends the most is how naturally they turn any conversation into spiritual subjects. Perhaps people in rural settings are less guarded, which makes it a little easier, but I think it has more to do with their being gifted as evangelists. Above all, it has to do with the heart. If you are focused on winning the lost for Christ, you will find a way. Hope you and I can do the same.

Giving examples of discipline methods in parenting workshop

Giving examples of discipline methods in parenting workshop

Second Parenting Workshop:

Telling Bible Stories in WHIZ kids Sunday School:

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