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Top 5 Hallmarks of a Missionary

***As a missionary friend noted... "It seems like the guy on the right is showing Jesus' love to the stone-faced man on the left"

So, we were just asked by a leader in the church what we would consider to be the top five "hallmarks of a missionary."

Honestly, I didn't really know what a hallmark was.*blush*

Our trusty told me a hallmark is "any distinguishing feature or characteristic."   

Hmm, sounds sophisticated.

Okay, I just got my top five.... BUTTT, before I share mine, I'd like to hear yours!

Go on, don't be shy... and certainly don't be stone-faced like the guy on the left!


  1. 1. An openness to new (weird) foods, some of which would make the folks back home shudder!

    2. Adaptability. Whether it's getting used to driving on unpaved roads, or showering with a "widow maker."

    3. Patience. And if it ain't there to start with, boy is it there- in spades!- before long.

    4. Family photos with bizarre landscapes, animals, etc. in the background.

    5. An uncanny aptitude for paring down their possessions to only what fits in the back of a pick-up truck, and the ability to pack said pick-up truck and move along at the drop of a sombrero.

  2. Difficult one ! I guess it should be like any other Christian, child of God, disciple..
    1.Totally submitted to God and His perfect will.
    (wherever, however whenever etc.. )
    2. Servants heart and on a mission.
    3. pray-er and worshipper
    4. reader hearer and doer of the word.
    5. Loving God and others more than we love ourselves.
    nb - Is the guy on the right the "missionary" to the guy on the left?? =)

  3. Hey:
    Can I use this photo for an art class?


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