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During difficult economic times, it is inevitable for missionaries to feel the tight times, too. Whether it is loss of support or inflation of costs on the field, these types of challenges will and do come. Currently, the reality of sacrifice among believers for missionaries has become more evident. Instead of giving up luxury items in order to supply the need, some people have been giving up part of their necessities, such as food. With these sacrifices in mind, the missionary should also “bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ” (Gal. 6:2). Here are some practical considerations before buying tickets for an emergency furlough.

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Saving for the Field

December 12, 2012 — Leave a comment

When people hear the word “missionary,” the words “poor” or “needy” usually come to mind. Being a missionary does require sacrifice, but what do you do on deputation when the love offerings and monthly support start piling up? Go on a cruise? Hopefully not. If you are thinking ahead, you’ll know exactly what to do….SAVE!

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