Skills, Knowledge and Character: A Church Based Approach to Missionary Candidate Preparation
Presenter: Pastor Greg Carter, Liberty Bible Church
Date: March 16, 2011
Description: Tomorrow’s missionaries ought to come from today’s churches. As the local church fulfill sits role of making disciples, some of them will sense God’s call for missions service in a cross-cultural context. Church leadership will take an intentional role by creating relationships, experiences and environments that will help prepare the individual or family to live and serve overseas. Under the three general umbrellas of skill, knowledge and character the church will build individuals who will not only survive the rigors of living in challenging situations, but will thrive. Their health will be exhibited in interpersonal skills, self-awareness, spiritual maturity, emotional and relational acumen.