Missionary Minded

How Do You Celebrate Thanksgiving on the Mission Field?

You’re headed to or serving in a part of the world that couldn’t be more different from the United States. Do traditional American holidays like Thanksgiving take a hiatus when you get there? Well, the short answer is no. [read more]

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Online Banking: A Great Option for Missionaries

It’s hard to imagine serving on the mission field without the Internet, isn’t it? Without online access to family, financial supporters and friends. There simply isn’t enough room in one blog to list all the positive ways this access affects your ministry. [read more]

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How Do Missionaries Celebrate Holidays?

Thanksgiving in Thailand? Christmas in Kenya? Missionaries living outside the US have to answer questions like these. [read more]

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Some Resources to Lighten the Homeschooling Missionary’s Load

Any way you look at it, everyday life for missionaries living outside the US is different than life in the States. Factor in homeschooling and the differences can become burdensome. What’s a missionary parent to do? [read more]

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Living Outside the U.S.? Don’t Take Banking for Granted

The to-do list for missionaries preparing to live abroad is long. Many items on the list are routine. But these days, banking isn’t one of them. Several laws passed in recent years have made some banks in the U.S. and abroad skittish about serving American citizens living outside the States. Some people have had difficulty opening accounts; others’ accounts have been closed. [read more]

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Joel Garcia Banks on ECCU to Fulfill Kingdom-Building Missionary Work

Joel is not only passionate about helping missionaries because that’s his job. He’s also a missionary who traveled to India in February 2015 to spread Kingdom-building messages to locals living in Dehradun, located in the northern part of India. [read more]

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