Missionary Minded

Help Missionaries Make Money - While Saving Money

Many missionaries are simply not aware of the exclusive financial benefits available to them as ECCU missionary members. Last year alone, ECCU saved 4,000 missionaries more than $1 million in international banking fees—and with your help, we can help spread this significant financial impact ever further. [read more]

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Lifechanging Results with Lifelong Benefits

I spoke recently with a young missionary couple who is just about to leave for their first assignment in the Philippines. They offered a brief description of their motivation to serve abroad. “We’re not remarkable in what we’re doing; we’re just following where God is leading—which is what we are all called to do, no matter where it takes us.” [read more]

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Missions Emotions—When Leaving Home Hurts

Missionaries are natural communicators. It’s just part of the job. And while many circulate stories of bold adventures or miraculous challenges, there is one familiar event shared by most missionaries that is almost never recounted—yet it can carry as much substance as a spiritual awakening. It’s a final garage sale. [read more]

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A Day in the Life of a Missionary

Growing up in California, before they were even drawn to each other, Adam and Anna shared a love for the Pacific Ocean and all things outdoors. While training together for college marathons, they also discovered their shared desire to spread Christ’s love past the borders of that ocean. [read more]

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Your Membership Could Mean Millions to Missionaries

Imagine that tomorrow morning your coffee shop adds a $6 fee onto the cost of your latte. It’s the same java, just more expensive. What if that fee continues every day—and it’s also added to every other purchase you make, even for necessities? Sounds a little ridiculous, doesn’t it? Yet, each day, missionaries face similar or even greater international fees every time they use a credit card, access an ATM, or send a wire transfer outside the states. Without an alternative, a missionary can waste hundreds and even thousands of dollars per year on these fees. [read more]

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What to Know Before Using Credit Cards Abroad

International travel can be tricky. From practicing proper mass-transit etiquette (no eye-contact, please) to converting your cash without losing your shirt, each new destination presents unique challenges for missionaries. [read more]

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