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Frequently Asked Questions for those preparing to be Missionaries

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June 25, 2013

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Frequently Asked Questions for those preparing to be Missionaries

1. What things should I take with me to to my country?
2. What do I wait to buy in in my new country?
3. What are the pros and cons of taking a container of my personal items to my new country?
4. What about my visa and paper work?
5. What kind of house can I expect to live in?
6. What is shipping my goods to my new country going to cost?
7. What kind of electric current will we have?
8. Should I take a survey trip to my new country?
9. Should I take a vehicle from the states or purchase one in my new country?
10. What will it cost me to set up my house in my new country?
11. How long will it be before I learn the language?
12. What kind of grocery stores do they have or how do you buy your groceries?
13. How do we prepare the food that we get at the market?
14. What kind of food will we be eating?
15. What is the weather like?
16. How safe is it?
17. Will my children be safe?
18. Can we have a pet for our children?
19. Can we take our dog with us?
20. How long before I can start my own ministry?
21. What kind of vehicle will we be able to buy in my new country?
22. How will we be able to communicate with home?
23. Who will my children play with?
24. What activities will my children be able to participate in?
25. How will we get our mail?
26. What preparations can we make before leaving for the field?
27. How are the medical facilities and medical care?
28. What if I have to take medicine on a regular basis (i.e. insulin, etc.)?
29. How will I get my money, banking, etc.?
30. Where will my small children be while I am in language school?
31. Will we get sick?
32. How do we send our books (personal library) to my new country?
33. What are the pros and cons of having a baby in my new country?
34. Why do I need a will?
35. What kind of services are available such as internet, cell phones, radios, etc.?

 

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