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Benefits of Furlough (6 of 6) For the Mission Work

Up to this point, all the benefits I have mentions have been fairly obvious, I think.  But this final benefit is one that I only realized recently.  I was talking with missionary Keith Shumaker about furlough one time.  I asked him while he was on furlough whether it was difficult to be away from the […]

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Benefits of Furlough (5 of 6) For the Missionary’s Supporters

One huge reason to take a furlough is to be a blessing an encouragement to those churches and individuals who have supported the missionary.  Reporting in to supporting churches is a very Biblical thing to do.  Acts 14:26-28 says, “And thence sailed to Antioch, from whence they (Paul and Barnabas) had been recommended to the grace […]

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