Even if you are not called to be a missionary, you are called to live a missional lifestyle. David P. Jacob is a missionary and teacher who encourages others to live missionally. Right now, he is the director of Center for Missionary Mobilization and Retention. The organization works to help those who are called to be missionaries around the world.
David shares about his new book, It’s Your Call, which focuses on the importance of seeking God above calling. He talks about how to develop a missional lifestyle and how every part of the Body of Christ is important. Whether it’s finances, prayer, or encouragement, each believer has a part to play in the Great Commission.
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What We Talked About
- [00:23] – Thank you, listeners and sponsors!
- [02:18] – Episode summary
- [03:11] – Why did you write your book?
- [04:19] – Learning to seek something else
- [07:50] – Everyone’s adventure in missions
- [12:17] – Remembering that what you do matters
- [14:48] – Forming a missional life
- [18:11] – What are you doing as the missionary in residence?
- [20:40] – Stories of transformation through missions
- [22:19] – How do you prepare students for trips?
- [23:24] – The importance of yearly trips
- [25:22] – What do you hope to see God accomplish?
- [27:20] – Finding how to get started
- [28:29] – Center for Missionary Mobilization and Retention
- [30:54] – Common questions about missions
- [32:42] – Praying for unreached people groups
- [34:04] – How can we best pray for you?
- [35:44] – Closing thoughts
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Resources & Contact Info
- It's Your Call: To a Missional or a Missionary Call (affiliate)
- Center for Missionary Mobilization and Retention
- Joshua Project
- David's Email: Djacob@trinitybiblecollege.edu
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