Taking the Mystery out of Missions: How to Know If You Are Called

WestBow Press
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The guard sitting right behind me placed his gun up against my head and said that if I didnt go on up, he would shoot me right then. I grabbed his gun and shoved it down into my seat, telling him to get out, missionary Jay McLaughlin said, describing one of the hair-raising episodes he experienced in Africa.

Most people have little to no knowledge about missions. The McLaughlins can help change that through their book and the years of service and knowledge gained in Africa.

The first part is about their exciting life, revealed through the many miracles, dangers, escapes, diseases, fun and sadness, successes and failures over fifteen years.

The second part is loaded with helpful, practical, and essential clear-cut information to make life as a missionary more successful, with an easy-to-use categorized help list. It features information about paperwork, medical records, licensing, ticketing, housing, land, medical and dental, and much more.

Whether youre a seasoned church leader or attendee, a supporter, or just want to go into the field yourself, you will gain a wide variety of practical knowledge and wisdom to help make your involvement with missions more effective.

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About the author

Jay McLaughlin is a Calvary Chapel pastor and artist who served as senior pastor and director in Jinja, Uganda, and as Jinja district warden for the US Embassy. Jay and Sunny established one of the larger missions in Uganda during their fifteen-plus years in Africa.

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WestBow Press
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Jan 2, 2015
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"The guard sitting right behind me placed his gun against my head and said that if I did not go on up, he would shoot me right then. I grabbed the barrel of his gun and shoved it down into his seat, telling him to get out," missionary Jay McLaughlin said, describing one of the hair-raising episodes he and his wife, Sunny, experienced as missionaries in Africa. Most people have little or no knowledge about missions. Through this book, the McLaughlins can help change that as they share their firsthand knowledge gained through many years serving in Uganda and Kenya in East Africa. The first section is about the exciting life of the McLaughlins, revealed through the miracles, dangers, escapes, diseases, fun, sadness, and successes and failures they experienced during fifteen years of their connection to missions, both stateside and on the foreign field. Their life reads like a Christian Indiana Jones story, and you won't be able to put it down. The second section is loaded with helpful, practical, and essential information needed to make life as a missionary more successful-sorted into an easy to find and follow category list. This section provides clear-cut how-to information for everything from the different types of paperwork needed, to medical records, licensing, airline ticket savings, and even tips for getting medical and dental care, insurance, housing, land, and more. All of this helpful information is combined with more suspense and excitement for your enjoyment. Whether you're a church leader or attender, a missionary supporter, or someone wanting to go to the field yourself, you will gain a wide variety of practical knowledge and wisdom to help make your involvement with missions more effective.
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