What Makes a Back to School Missionary

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So it’s back to school, new clothes, new pencils, and new gadgets. Anyone thinking about being a btsm (back-to-school-missionary)? Well maybe one guy is. A 15 year old student emailed last week asking me how to prepare to be a missionary while in high school. I dug around a little, it turns out there are more students out there darn serious about making a difference on their campuses.

Here’s what I wish someone would have told me in high school.  Warning: this post contains no lol, omg, l8r, bff, cya or even asap. Do you think any high schooler will read it? zzz Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons To Be A Missionary

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And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. (Matt 24:14)

I can’t think of a more compelling statement to inspire missionaries: veteran or rookie. “This is not a great commission, nor a great commandment. It is a great certainty, a great confidence.” (John Piper)I know many unbelievable missionaries who have left their home country leaning 110% on this confidence. Nothing expresses this more clearly than their top 10 reasons to be a missionary. Continue reading