|TIMO (Training In Ministry Outreach)|
Learn and Minister as Part of a
You’ll learn to pray and intercede. And every day, you’ll put into practice what you learn – mission theory will be fleshed out as you live and interact with your host people group.
Oh, and did we mention...homework. Yes, TIMO has required reading and there will be papers to write, all an integral part of building a solid foundation for a lifetime of
People Groups - Your Host Culture: TIMO wants you to fall in love -- with people. As a TIMO member you’ll move into the midst of a people group very different from yourself. They’ll eat weird stuff. And (gulp) you will too.
They’ll speak a language you’ve probably never heard of, let alone taken in high school. You’ll struggle through basic conversations with them, and you’ll laugh together at your blunders. You’ll learn from them, and they’ll learn from you.
You’ll play with their kids, and after a while, they won’t be a people group to you any more. They’ll be names, and faces, and stories. You’ll know them. You’ll love them. You’ll want, more than ever before, to reach them for Jesus; to call them your brothers and sisters in Christ.
As a TIMO
The TIMO Person: You might be wondering, can I do this thing? What makes a good TIMO member?
Well, first, you need to love Jesus. You need to have a longing to play an active part in His Great Commission. Next, you need to be a learner. You need to have a hunger to know and to understand; to look at things upside down and sideways. You need to be flexible. Life in Africa, where most of our teams work, can be frustrating if you’re not flexible and willing to go with the flow. You need to be a
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