Let the Nations Be Glad by John Piper
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God by J.I. Packer
Operation World by Jason Mandryk
Tradecraft by Larry McCrary
The Insanity of God by Nik Ripken
The Insanity of Obedience by Nik Ripken
“How Few there are Who Die So Hard!” Sermon Biography of Adoniram Judson by John Piper
Can you explain the Gospel well?
Do you understand the major themes of the Bible?
Can you articulate how Scripture teaches God’s nature as Trinity?
Do you understand what the local church is, including what elements are essential for a church?
Can you articulate Scripture’s call to mission?
In any current battles in sin, are you demonstrating a life of repentance? Do you have ongoing, unrepentant sin that may hinder you from the missionary task?
What Scripture or truths from Scripture inspire you to become a missionary?
Are you teachable? Who do you look to for accountability? Describe the people of spiritual influence in your life.
What areas of life do you struggle to trust God?
Do you resolve conflict in God-honoring ways?
Do you tell the Gospel to lost people? When was the last time?
Consider your recent devotional life. What practices do you have and what is your frequency? If you are married or have children, consider your family’s devotional life.
Are you living out your faith with transparency in community with other believers?
What kind of cross-cultural experience of any kind have you had. Are you currently sharing the Gospel cross-culturally?
What medical, emotional, or physical wellness issues could affect your ability to serve cross-culturally? What issues might affect the particular environment in which you could serve?
Describe your commitment to Veritas. How have you participated and served the church?
Do you have/will you have a large amount of debt or other obligations that could impact missionary commitment?
What skills or experience do you have that might be useful on the missionary field?
What are your areas of strength?
What areas do you need to grow in?
If you are considering missionary service, through this assessment with your community group leader or a friend