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The Top Four Reasons Missionaries Succeed or Fail (Audio)

By Staff, Jul 24, 2018

Four key "gospel rooted" qualities are a valuable part of effective cross-cultural service. Come and learn how cultivating these qualities can help us make a positive impact on short- and long-term missions; or conversely, learn "how to be a horrible missionary in four simple steps."

Listen as Doug Shepherd, MTW team leader in L'viv, Ukraine, discusses how living out the truth of the gospel keeps us from basic missionary mistakes and reflects the Savior we serve. 

 

This seminar was recorded live at the 2017 PCA Global Missions Conference in Dallas. 



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