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How long should a missions conference be?

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This will be determined by the personality of your church. Today, most churches find scheduling a multi-day conference difficult due to the busy lifestyle of most Christians.

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Why do missions conferences fail?

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Most Missions Conferences fail because the church usually does not have a comprehensive missions program in place to support a missions conference. Even if the conference is a success in creating excitement and a strong congregational response, the church does not have the mechanisms in place to capture and maintain what the missions conference produced.

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What should happen in a missions conference?

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Three things should happen in your people during the conference: The missions conference should be eye-opening. It should open their eyes to the harvest, which is the heart of God The missions conference should be heart-moving. Preaching missions from the standpoint of duty alone will not move anyone. You need to stir the hearts of … Learn More »

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How does a missions conference benefit the church?

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A missions conference is the most effective way to open the world to your congregation. It will make your people more soul conscious. Turns the focus of your church OUTWARD. Helps unify the church. It will generate more money for missions. Provides your congregation opportunity. Brings a financial blessing to the lives of your people. … Learn More »

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Why have a missions conference?

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Conducting an annual missions conference has proven to be one of the most effective ways to launch a congregation into personal missions involvement. The missions conference will allow you to: Initiate a missions giving strategy. Involve the entire congregation. Present the missions call to all. Increase consistent personal giving. Strengthen the entire missions budget.

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Can my trade skills be used on the mission field?

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Missions is a wide open field. Missionaries are needed in nearly every aspect of life. Theology, schoolteachers, construction, accounting, development and business are just a few of the possibilities for missionaries.

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Do missionaries have to eat weird food?

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These are modern times that we live in and most missionaries are able to obtain similar fruits, vegetables, grains and meats as to what they are accustomed to eating at home and can prepare them as they wish. It is a delight to learn to prepare the foods as is customary to the people you … Learn More »

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Do all missionaries live in small remote villages?

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Most missionaries live in cities, either small or large metropolitan cities. The majority of people live in cities and the missionaries wish to reach people. Living in the city also makes it more conducive to do business and meet the needs of their children. They then commute in and out of remote places where they … Learn More »

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How often do missionaries go home for a visit?

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Traditionally, this was every three or four years. In modern times, missionaries typically travel home every 1-3 years. This is determined by financial needs, family needs and personal needs. New missionaries have to be approved by their to travel. The frequency and length of visits home for veteran missionaries is worked out with the field … Learn More »

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Are missionaries accountable to anyone?

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Yes. As Paul teaches, those who teach or lead have a higher accountability for their lives and for their work by the Holy Spirit. However, Go To Nations also provides a solid field structure with team leaders, national team coordinators, regional team leaders, and an executive team – all of which are highly involved in … Learn More »