The Missionary Perspective
Special Announcement

Special Announcement

June 13, 2022

We are taking an 8 week hiatus. We will be back with a new season of episodes in August. We look forward to sharing more interviews and everything missionary! 

Stephen Knickerbocker (part 2)

Stephen Knickerbocker (part 2)

June 6, 2022

Stephen shares what life was like the first couple of years in Burkina Faso. We also discuss the various approaches he takes to sharing the gospel with people from differing religious backgrounds in his country. 

Stephen Knickerbocker

Stephen Knickerbocker

May 30, 2022

Stephen and his family serve in Burkina Faso. In this two-part interview, Stephen shares his experience of church planting in this difficult and needy mission field. 

 

To contact Stephen, write to knickinburkina@gmail.com

Dealing with Stress on the Mission Field (part 3)

Dealing with Stress on the Mission Field (part 3)

May 23, 2022

Erik and Josh conclude their discussion of what causes stress on the mission field. They offer insight into what has helped them deal with the stress that comes with living in a foreign country.

Erik shares a personal story of dealing with stress

Erik shares a personal story of dealing with stress

May 16, 2022

In this 3 part series on dealing with stress on the mission field, Erik shares a personal testimony of a stressful moment on the mission field and what the Lord taught him through it. 

Dealing with Stress on the Mission Field

Dealing with Stress on the Mission Field

May 9, 2022

Josh shares a personal experience of how a stressful situation worked out for the glory of God. 

Essential Elements for a Healthy Team (Part 03 in the Team Missions Series)

Essential Elements for a Healthy Team (Part 03 in the Team Missions Series)

May 2, 2022

Erik and Josh conclude their series on working on a team.

How well a team functions on the mission field can make or break a missionary. There are a few essential elements to cultivating a healthy team atmosphere: Trust, Task Conflict, Commitment to Decisions, Accountability, and Group Goals.

Article from the episode

The Missionary Perspective Podcast - YouTube

 

 

Working on a Team (part 2)

Working on a Team (part 2)

April 25, 2022

Under what conditions do Missionary Teams function effectively? In today's episode, Erik and Josh discuss a few essential elements needed to cultivate a healthy team atmosphere on the mission field.

These elements include trust, task conflict, commitment to decisions, accountability, and group goals. 

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Link to the article mentioned in the episode:

(PDF) Good Teams, Bad Teams: Under What Conditions Do Missionary Teams Function Effectively? | David Dunaetz - Academia.edu

 

Team Missions

Team Missions

April 18, 2022

Erik and Josh discuss the advantages and challenges of working as a team on the mission field.

Furlough

Furlough

April 11, 2022

Erik and Josh discuss the essential ministry of furlough. They share some tips on what to prepare for before you leave your field and how to communicate effectively when you report to your churches. 

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